catalogue


catalogue
I. catalogue cat‧a‧logue 1 [ˈkætəlɒg ǁ -lɒːg, -lɑːg] also catalog noun [countable] MARKETING
1. a book containing a list of products that are for sale together with their prices:

• You will find the product listed on page 19 of our current catalogue.

2. a mail order catalogue:

• our new menswear catalogue

ˌback ˈcatalogue MARKETING
a list of all the products a company has ever produced, and that it can still produce and sell:

• The record label's entire back catalogue was up for sale.

ˈcard ˌcatalogue
a set of cards that are arranged in a particular order and contain details about a large group of items, for example books:

• a series of card catalogues which allow retrieval by subject and author

ˌclassified ˈcatalogue
a catalogue in which things of the same type are together in groups:

• a classified catalogue of British books published since 1950

mail ˈorder ˌcatalogue MARKETING
a catalogue containing photographs and details of clothes and other goods for sale that people can order and have delivered to their home
ˌonline ˈcatalogue
1. MARKETING COMPUTING a catalogue of goods for sale that is displayed on a computer screen and from which you can order goods using your computer:

• Place your order from our online catalogue.

2. COMPUTING a computer program that allows you to search for information on a particular subject:

• monitoring user activity on an online catalog

  [m0] II. catalogue catalogue 2 also catalog verb [transitive]
to put a list of things into a particular order and write it in a catalogue:

• Edward catalogued the stock and took charge of the paperwork.

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catalogue UK US UK (US catalog) /ˈkætəlɒg/ noun [C] COMMERCE, MARKETING
a book that contains a list of all the products that you can buy from a company, including descriptions and prices for each product: »

The auction house produces a catalogue full of colour photographs for each sale, available two weeks beforehand.

(also mail order catalogue) a book that contains pictures and prices of products that customers can order and that the company delivers to their homes: »

Vertbaudet is a children's clothing catalogue.

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""Internet sales haven't replaced catalogue sales but have brought in new customers,"" he said.

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The best advice is to buy charity Christmas cards direct from the catalogue.

See also BACK CATALOGUE(Cf. back catalogue), CARD CATALOGUE(Cf. ↑card catalogue), ONLINE CATALOGUE(Cf. ↑online catalogue)
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catalogue UK US UK (US catalog) /ˈkætəlɒg/ verb [T]
to make a written record of things in the form of a list in a particular order: »

They will be hiring an archivist to continue the work of cataloguing the family's possessions.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

Synonyms:
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