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Definition of

credit sale


sale for which buyer can pay later a sales transaction by which the buyer is allowed to take immediate possession of the purchased goods and pay for them at a later date

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Definitions of ’credit sale’ and meaning of ’credit sale’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’credit sale’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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