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English adjective: wholesale

1. wholesale ignoring distinctions


SamplesSweeping generalizations.
Wholesale destruction.


Synonymssweeping


Similarindiscriminate


Antonymsdiscriminate


English noun: wholesale

1. wholesale (act) the selling of goods to merchants; usually in large quantities for resale to consumers


Broader (hypernym)marketing, merchandising, selling


Antonymsretail


English adverb: wholesale

1. wholesale at a wholesale price


SamplesI can sell it to you wholesale.


Antonymsretail

2. wholesale on a large scale without careful discrimination


SamplesI buy food wholesale.


Synonymsin large quantities


English verb: wholesale

1. wholesale (possession) sell in large quantities


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)sell


Domain categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilism


Antonymsretail









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