a seller of goods or of a business. Glossary of Business Terms
Seller or supplier. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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vendor vend‧or [ˈvendə ǁ -ər] noun [countable] formal LAW COMMERCE
someone who is selling something, especially a house or a piece of land; = SELLER:

• House sales could dry up as vendors refuse to accept drastic price cuts.

• leading software vendors

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vendor UK US (US also vender) /ˈvendɔːr/ noun [C]
COMMERCE a company or person that sells a particular product: »

They are the nation's leading vendor of organic dairy products.


software vendors


Street vendors sell hot dogs outside the museum.

LAW, PROPERTY someone who is selling something, especially property: »

The purchaser and vendor need to agree the details of the contract.

See Note SELLER(Cf. ↑seller)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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