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- plural form of
- (plural only) Merchandise returned to a retailer or wholesaler by a purchaser.
- (plural only) Unsold merchandise returned to the supplier.
2002, Irina Dunn, The writer's guide, page 129:
- The number of unsold books that booksellers return to publishers (called the rate of returns) has been averaging between 25 per cent and 35 per cent.
- third-person singular simple present indicative form of return