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American English: /ˈhoʊlˌseɪl/
British English: /ˈhəʊlseɪl/

Translation of wholesale in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (Business) (before noun)
    al por mayor
    wholesale price wholesale price index wholesale trade
    comercio (masculine) al por mayor
    wholesale cuts in the budget
    recortes radicales or drásticos en el presupuesto
    Example sentences
    • At worst, the outcome could be wholesale slaughter on a scale that makes the current level of daily mayhem look like the peaceable kingdom.
    • At the time, however, Old Beijing City was seen as a symbol of feudalism and eventually the Liang & Chen Plan was shelved, resulting in the wholesale destruction of hutongs.
    • Endless images of wholesale destruction and the war machines that brought it about blurred the boundary between reality and fiction, the normal and the horrific.


  • 1.1 (Business)
    al por mayor
    1.2 (on a large scale)
    de modo general
    the same rule cannot be applied wholesale to every case
    no se puede aplicar la misma regla a rajatabla a todos los casos
    these practices have been going on wholesale
    esto ha estado ocurriendo de manera sistemática
    they rejected the proposals wholesale
    rechazaron las propuestas en bloque
    Example sentences
    • Selling to retail stores or selling wholesale is another option, if you're willing to take less money, but usually for larger quantities.
    • Many of you have complained about buying supplies retail, and selling crops and livestock wholesale.
    • As well as selling from their own shop, the Ramsays run a mail order business, sell wholesale all over the country and to department stores such as Jenners and Harrods.

transitive verb

  • vender al por mayor

intransitive verb

  • venderse al por mayor

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