The authorised person from whose premises goods are dispatched in duty suspension. HM Customs & Revenue Glossary

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consignor con‧sign‧or [kənˈsaɪnə ǁ -ər] noun [countable]
1. TRANSPORT a person or organization that sends goods to someone; = SENDER
2. COMMERCE a person or organization that sends goods to someone acting for the owner, who has agreed to sell them for the owner:

• The consignor has been paid by the auction house, but they have not yet been paid by the purchaser.

— compare consignee

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consignor UK US /kənˈsaɪnər/ noun [C] COMMERCE
a person or company that sends goods to someone, usually the person who is buying them: »

All goods are carried and stored at the risk of the consignor.

Compare CONSIGNEE(Cf. ↑consignee)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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