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articulated lorry a British word for a very large truck that consists of a cab where the driver sits and a trailer that carries goods over long distances. Articulated lorry often has the same meaning as tractor-trailer.
bakery a store in which baked goods, such as bread, cake, and pastry, are made or sold.
bar code a set of black bars on a white background printed on the labels of goods and mail. A bar code is scanned by a computer that reads information such as price.
barter the act or practice of trading goods or services without using money. [1/3 definitions]
booty1 riches or goods stolen or taken from people in war; loot [1/2 definitions]
business the activity of buying and selling goods or services. [2/6 definitions]
cargo the goods carried by a ship, airplane, or other vehicle; freight.
catalog an organized list of things such as book titles, goods for sale, or other items. Catalogs usually give a short description of each item on the list. [1/2 definitions]
clerk a person who sells goods or helps customers at a counter; salesperson. [1/2 definitions]
c.o.d. an abbreviation for "collect on delivery," or "cash on delivery." Ordering an item c.o.d. means that payment is not required until the goods arrive.
commerce the buying and selling of goods or services; trade; business.
consumer someone who buys goods or services.
crumb a tiny piece that breaks or falls from baked goods.
custom (plural but used with a singular verb) the process in which official people inspect goods and question travelers about what things they are bringing into a country, or the place where this is done. [1/4 definitions]
demand the desire for goods or services. [1/6 definitions]
department store a large store with separate departments, each selling a certain type of goods.
depot a place for storing and giving out military supplies or other goods. [1/2 definitions]
destination the place to which a person is going or goods or baggage are sent.
duty a tax on goods brought into or taken out of a country. [1/4 definitions]
economics (used with a singular verb) the study of how goods and services are produced and distributed.
economy the system of how money is made and used within a particular country or region. A region's economy is connected with things like how many goods and services are produced and how much money people can spend on these things. [1/2 definitions]