/ 5ri:teIl; `ritel/ n [U] selling of goods, which are usu not for resale, in small quantities to the general public 零售; 零卖: outlets (ie shops) for the retail of leather goods 皮革制品零售店 * [attrib 作定语] retail businesses, traders 零售生意﹑ 零售商 * manufacturer's recommended retail price 9.99 厂家建议的零售价格为9.99英镑 * the retail price index, ie the record of average retail prices 零售价格指数. Cf 参看 wholesale.
> retail adv by retail 零售: Do you buy wholesale or retail? 你是整批买还是零买?
[Ipr, Tn.pr] ~ (sth) at/for sth be sold or sell (sth) retail at (a price) 以（某价格）零售（某物）: These biros retail at/for 70p. 这些圆珠笔零售价为70便士.
[Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sth (to sb) (fml 文) give (details of gossip, scandal, etc) to others, usu repeatedly 传播（闲话﹑ 流言蜚语等）（通常指屡次地）.
retailer n tradesman who sells by retail 零售商.