WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
re•tail /ˈriteɪl/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable] the sale of goods to individual consumers.
adj. [before a noun] of or relating to working in sales at retail.
adv.  in a retail quantity or at a retail price:These sell at $50 retail.
v.  to (cause to) be sold directly to the consumer: [+ object]to retail hardware goods.[no object]These shoes normally retail at $50 a pair. re•tail•er, n. [countable]See -tail-.

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retail /ˈriːteɪl/ n
  1. the sale of goods individually or in small quantities to consumers
    Compare wholesale
  1. of, relating to, or engaged in such selling: retail prices
  1. in small amounts or at a retail price
  1. to sell or be sold in small quantities to consumers
  2. /rɪˈteɪl/(transitive) to relate (gossip, scandal, etc) in detail, esp persistently
Etymology: 14th Century: from Old French retaillier to cut off, from re- + taillier to cut; see tailor

ˈretailer n

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