on approval

on approval
phrasal subject to a prospective buyer's acceptance or refusal <
stamps sent to collectors on approval
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on approval — ➔ approval * * * on approval ► COMMERCE if you buy something on approval, you can return it without payment if it is not satisfactory: »You can have the goods on approval for 28 days. Main Entry: ↑approval …   Financial and business terms

  • on approval — {adv. phr.} With the understanding that the thing may be refused. * /Mr. Grey bought his camera on approval./ * /The company offered to send a package of stamps on approval./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on approval — {adv. phr.} With the understanding that the thing may be refused. * /Mr. Grey bought his camera on approval./ * /The company offered to send a package of stamps on approval./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • On Approval — may refer to: On Approval (play), a 1926 play by Frederick Lonsdale On Approval (1930 film), a 1930 British comedy film directed by and starring Tom Walls based on the play On Approval (1944 film), a 1944 British comedy film directed by Clive… …   Wikipedia

  • on approval — ► on approval (of goods) able to be returned if unsatisfactory. Main Entry: ↑approval …   English terms dictionary

  • on approval — index elective (selective) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • on approval — adverb for examination (with an option to buy) they took the VCR on approval * * * adverb (or adjective) : subject to a prospective purchaser s decision to accept or refuse goods sent out on approval * * * on approval (or informal on appro… …   Useful english dictionary

  • on\ approval — adv. phr. With the understanding that the thing may be refused. Mr. Grey bought his camera on approval. The company offered to send a package of stamps on approval …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on approval — if you buy something on approval, you can send it back within a particular time if you are not satisfied with it I got a copy of the book on approval …   English dictionary

  • on approval — taking a purchase home to decide if you want it    I buy clothes on approval so I can return them if they don t fit …   English idioms

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