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Seller; an individual who transfers property for sale; merchant; retail dealer; supplier.

The term vendor is frequently used in reference to an individual who sells real property.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.


n. a seller, particularly of real property.

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a person who sells something; a seller.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

VENDOR, contracts. A seller. (q.v.) One who disposes of a thing in consideration of money. Vide Purchaser; Seller.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Kanaela further urged CoW and law enforcement agencies to do something about those vendors operating outside the market at the parking area, saying that it is not fair for some people to pay for the market while others are allowed to sell on the parking.
The study also revealed that 76 per cent of the street vendors have said that their work became easier after they got licences.
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This short listed nominees will be voted by 200 plus country's top channel executives will their preferred vendor in a live voting session.
Summary: On April 13, 2012, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued Advisory Bulletin 2012-03, which addresses vendor management rules and processes that are required to ...
Verify digital reports with the help of secondary or tertiary records--for example, a payroll master file that lists hire and termination dates of a vendor's employees.
As the recent guidance indicates, management is expected to take a hands-on approach in identifying, assessing, monitoring, and mitigating the risks posed by relationships with third-party vendors. Because of the significant risks posed both to a credit union and its customers, the board of directors and senior management would do well to exercise a high level of scrutiny when contracting for the services of such vendors.
Processes and Tools: C-level executives will play a greater role in vendor relationship management in the future, particularly with strategic and innovative vendors.