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consignment

1. a shipment of goods consigned
2. on consignment for payment by the consignee after sale
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Men of position and of influence spent their evenings on our veranda, among others the Melbourne agent for the Lady Jermyn, the likeliest vessel then lying in the harbor, and the one to which the first consignment of gold-dust would be entrusted if only a skipper could be found to replace the deserter who took you out.
But Mr Arthur found the house so blank and dreary, and was so unwilling to assist at another implacable consignment of his mother's enemies (perhaps himself among them) to mortal disfigurement and immortal ruin, that he announced his intention of lodging at the coffee-house where he had left his luggage.
ISLAMABAD -- The Indian authorities at Delhi and Mumbai airports stopped the consignments being sent as relief material to the flood victims in Indian Occupied Kashmir.
Shaikh Nasser hailed the Bahraini government's support to RCO as well as the efforts of the Bahrain Olympic Committee in delivering the consignments to Gaza.
Islamabad -- At least two consignments of Urea, having volume around 80 thousands Ton arrived at Pakistan's seaports on Tuesday.
Consignments are also governed by each state's Uniform Commercial Code (UCC).
The EU Council adopted, on 17 March, without debate, a regulation adjusting the rate on goods contained in consignments sent by private individuals or in travellers' luggage.
Other problems are the "lack of cross-referencing with furniture" and tracking consignments creates a "bookkeeping nightmare.
Germany's Radiation Protection Office (BfS) announced on October 2 in Salzgitter (Western Germany) that it has authorised the shipment of eight consignments of nuclear waste to the reprocessing facility at Cap La Hague in North-West France.
My Sister's Closet Expansion Is One of Several Planned for Eco-Chic Consignments, Inc.
The rapid arrival of consignments is often critical for business success.