free on board


free on board
adverb (or adjective)
: without charge for delivery to and placing on board a carrier at a specified point — abbr. f.o.b.

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free on board
Delivered on a vessel or other conveyance at no charge at all (abbrev fob)
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Main Entry:free

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free on board,
(of goods, etc.) placed on a freight car, truck, or other means of transportation at a point specified by the seller, without charge to the buyer, but with all further transportation being at the buyer's expense. Abbr: f.o.b., FOB (no periods).

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(abbr.: f.o.b.) including or assuming delivery without charge to the buyer’s named destination

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ˌfree on ˈboard 7 [free on board] adjective (abbr. f.o.b.) (business)
including the cost of putting goods onto a ship in the price

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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