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Definition of Wholesale

Wholesale

  1. Sale of goods by the piece or large quantity, as distinguished from retail.
  2. 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.
  3. Extensive and indiscriminate; as, wholesale slaughter.

Wholesale Quotations

In fact, for all kinds of offenses - and, for no offenses - from murders to misdemeanors, men and women are put to death without judge or jury; so that, although the political excuse was no longer necessary, the wholesale murder of human beings went on just the same.
Ida B. Wells

What we've got is the wholesale embrace of fracking domestically, internationally and for export. And this couldn't be further from what we really need to do to address climate change.
Josh Fox

Although lynchings have steadily increased in number and barbarity during the last twenty years, there has been no single effort put forth by the many moral and philanthropic forces of the country to put a stop to this wholesale slaughter.
Ida B. Wells

There's only one thing harder than living in a home with an adolescent - and that's being an adolescent. The moodiness, the volatility, the wholesale lack of impulse control, all would be close to clinical conditions if they occurred at another point in life. In adolescence, they're just part of the behavioral portfolio.
Jeffrey Kluger

I shoot an arrow into the air, where it lands I do not care: I get my arrows wholesale!
Curly Howard
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Wholesale Translations

wholesale in Dutch is in het groot
wholesale in Portuguese is venda por atacado
wholesale in Spanish is venta al por mayor
wholesale in Swedish is grosshandel, partihandel
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