Invoice In"voice`, n. [F. envois things sent, goods forwarded, pl. of envoi a sending or things sent, fr. envoyer to send; cf. F. lettre d'envoi letter of advice of goods forwarded. See {Envoy}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Com.) A written account of the particulars of merchandise shipped or sent to a purchaser, consignee, factor, etc., with the value or prices and charges annexed. --Wharton. [1913 Webster]

2. The lot or set of goods as shipped or received; as, the merchant receives a large invoice of goods. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

(of articles of merchandise shipped or sold), , ,

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