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con·sign·ment  (kn-snmnt)
1. The act of consigning.
2. Something consigned.
on consignment
With the provision that payment is expected only on completed sales and that unsold items may be returned to the one consigning: The retailer accepted the shipment on consignment.

consignment  /knsanmnt/  n. [U] the act of leaving in care of, usu. for sale: Our company shipped 12 chairs on consignment to a store; the store will pay us after the chairs are sold. -v. consign. consignment

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