multibuy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

multi- +‎ buy

Noun[edit]

multibuy (plural multibuys)

  1. (often attributive) An offer in which more than one of an item is purchased at the same time.
    • 2001, Steve Cushing, GCSE information and communication technology for OCR specification B
      If they did not have efficient computerised systems, supermarkets would not be able to offer multibuy schemes (such as buy two and get the third free).
    • 2001, Keith Brumfitt, Stephen Barnes, Liz Norris, The Competitive Business Environment (page 31)
      Everyone likes to get something for nothing and these multibuys are a successful way of encouraging consumers to buy products they do not really want.