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verb business     retail pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participleretailing
past tenseretailed
past participleretailed
  1. [transitive] to sell goods directly to the public for their own use

    We can retail our eggs direct to the public.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] to be sold directly to the public for their own use
      retail for/at:

      It retails for around $250.

    See also wholesale1

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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