consignment

Definition

An arrangement under which items are delivered by a consignor to a consignee to be resold or used and paid for by the consignee.

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As my children grow, I take their clothes to the consignment store in exchange for cash to purchase new clothing.

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My mother loves to go consignment shopping for her clothes because she always seems to find some great bargains on slightly used or worn clothing.

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My brother wanted to sell his leather jacket but did not know how to do so, so he placed it on consignment with a clothing store that would sell it for him and take part of the sale price.

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