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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·tail /ˈriˌtel, ||rɪˈte(ə)l/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·tail n.  The sale of commodities in small quantities or parcels; -- opposed to wholesale; sometimes, the sale of commodities at second hand.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·tail, a. Done at retail; engaged in retailing commodities; as a retail trade; a retail grocer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·tail v. t. [imp. & p. p. Retailed p. pr. & vb. n. Retailing.]
 1. To sell in small quantities, as by the single yard, pound, gallon, etc.; to sell directly to the consumer; as, to retail cloth or groceries.
 2. To sell at second hand. [Obs. or R.]
 3. To distribute in small portions or at second hand; to tell again or to many (what has been told or done); to report; as, to retail slander. “To whom I will retail my conquest won.”
 He is wit's peddler, and retails his wares
 At wakes and wassails.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : selling or related to selling direct to the consumer;
            "retail trade"; "retail business"; "retail price" [ant:
      n : the selling of goods to consumers; usually in small
          quantities and not for resale [ant: wholesale]
      adv : at a retail price; "I'll sell it to you retail only" [ant: wholesale]
      v 1: be sold at the retail level; "These gems retail at thousands
           of dollars each"
      2: sell on the retail market [ant: wholesale]