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

 whole·sale /ˈholˌsel/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whole·sale, a.
 1. Pertaining to, or engaged in, trade by the piece or large quantity; selling to retailers or jobbers rather than to consumers; as, a wholesale merchant; the wholesale price.
 2. Extensive and indiscriminate; as, wholesale slaughter.  “A time for wholesale trust.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whole·sale n. Sale of goods by the piece or large quantity, as distinguished from retail.
 By wholesale, in the mass; in large quantities; without distinction or discrimination.
    Some, from vanity or envy, despise a valuable book, and throw contempt upon it by wholesale.   --I. Watts.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: selling or related to selling goods in large quantities for
             resale to the consumer; "wholesale prices"; "a
             wholesale produce market" [ant: retail]
      2: ignoring distinctions; "sweeping generalizations";
         "wholesale destruction" [syn: sweeping]
      n : the selling of goods to merchants; usually in large
          quantities for resale to consumers [ant: retail]
      adv 1: at a wholesale price; "I can sell it to you wholesale" [ant:
      2: on a large scale without careful discrimination; "I buy food
         wholesale" [syn: in large quantities]
      v : sell in large quantities [ant: retail]