Definition of Sale in English :

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Sale meaning in English

Meaning of Sale in English

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Sale

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Noun

1. sale

a particular instance of selling

Example Sentences:
'he has just made his first sale'
'they had to complete the sale before the banks closed'

2. sale

the general activity of selling

Example Sentences:
'they tried to boost sales'
'laws limit the sale of handguns'

3. cut-rate sale, sale, sales event

an occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices

Example Sentences:
'they held a sale to reduce their inventory'
'I got some great bargains at their annual sale'

4. sale

the state of being purchasable; offered or exhibited for selling

Example Sentences:
'you'll find vitamin C for sale at most pharmacies'
'the new line of cars will soon be on sale'

5. sale, sales agreement

an agreement (or contract) in which property is transferred from the seller (vendor) to the buyer (vendee) for a fixed price in money (paid or agreed to be paid by the buyer)

Example Sentences:
'the salesman faxed the sales agreement to his home office'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Sale

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noun
1. 
the exchange of goods, property, or services for an agreed sum of money or credit
2. 
the amount sold
3. 
the opportunity to sell; market
there was no sale for luxuries
4. 
the rate of selling or being sold
a slow sale of synthetic fabrics
5. 
a. 
an event at which goods are sold at reduced prices, usually to clear old stocks
b. 
(as modifier)
sale bargains
6. 
an auction
noun
1. 
a town in NW England, in Trafford unitary authority, Greater Manchester: a residential suburb of Manchester. Pop: 55 234 (2001)
2. 
a city in SE Australia, in SE Victoria: centre of an agricultural region. Pop: 12 854 (2001)
noun
a port in NW Morocco, on the Atlantic adjoining Rabat. Pop: 880 000 (2003)

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Sale

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city & seaport in NW Morocco: suburb of Rabat: pop. 521,000
noun
1. 
the act of selling; exchange of property of any kind, or of services, for an agreed sum of money or other valuable consideration
2. 
opportunity to sell or be sold; market
3. 
the act of offering goods to the highest bidder; auction
4. 
a special offering of goods at prices lower than usual
5.  [pl.]
receipts in business
6.  [pl.]
the work, department, etc. of selling
a job in sales

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Sale

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n.
1.
a. The exchange of goods or services for an amount of money or its equivalent; the act of selling: The sale of such a nice house should be easy.
b. A selling of property to the highest bidder; an auction.
2. An offer or arrangement in which goods are sold at a discount: The store has a sale on winter coats.
3. sales
a. The business or activity of selling goods or services: She works in sales.
b. The number of items sold or the amount of money received for a number of items sold: Sales are better than expected.

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