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sale

  
1    auction, deal, disposal, marketing, selling, transaction, vending  
2    buyers, consumers, customers, demand, market, outlet, purchasers  
3    for sale      available, in stock, obtainable, on offer, on sale, on the market  
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sale

  
  ( sales    plural  )
1       n-sing   The sale of goods is the act of selling them for money.  
usu with supp  
Efforts were made to limit the sale of alcohol., ...a proposed arms sale to Saudi Arabia...     
2       n-plural   The sales of a product are the quantity of it that is sold.  
The newspaper has sales of 1.72 million., ...retail sales figures.     
3       n-plural   The part of a company that deals with sales deals with selling the company's products.  
Until 1983 he worked in sales and marketing...     
4       n-count   A sale is an occasion when a shop sells things at less than their normal price.  
...a pair of jeans bought half-price in a sale...     
5       n-count   A sale is an event when goods are sold to the person who offers the highest price.   (=auction)  
The painting was bought by dealers at the Christie's sale.     
6   
    car boot sale  
    jumble sale  
7    If something is for sale, it is being offered to people to buy.  
for sale      phrase  
His former home is for sale at £495,000...     
8    Products that are on sale can be bought in shops.  
  (mainly BRIT)  
on sale      phrase  
English textbooks and dictionaries are on sale everywhere...     
9    If products in a shop are on sale, they can be bought for less than their normal price.  
  (AM)  
on sale      phrase  
He bought a sports jacket on sale at Gowings Men's Store.     
10    If a property or company is up for sale, its owner is trying to sell it.  
up for sale      phrase  
The castle has been put up for sale.     


bring-and-buy sale        ( bring-and-buy sales    plural  ) A bring-and-buy sale is an informal sale to raise money for a charity or other organization. People who come to the sale bring things to be sold and buy things that other people have brought.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
car boot sale        ( car boot sales    plural  ) A car boot sale is a sale where people sell things they own and do not want from a little stall or from the back of their car.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
in AM, use garage sale     
clearance sale        ( clearance sales    plural  ) A clearance sale is a sale in which the goods in a shop are sold at reduced prices, because the shopkeeper wants to get rid of them quickly or because the shop is closing down.      n-count  
fire sale        ( fire sales    plural  )
1       n-count   A fire sale is an event in which goods are sold cheaply because the shop or storeroom they were in has been damaged by fire.  
2       n-count   If you describe a sale of goods or other assets as a fire sale, you mean that everything is being sold very cheaply.  
oft N n  
They're likely to hold big fire sales to liquidate their inventory...     
garage sale        ( garage sales    plural  ) If you have a garage sale, you sell things such as clothes, toys and household items that you do not want, usually in your garage.  
  (mainly AM)      n-count  
jumble sale        ( jumble sales    plural  ) A jumble sale is a sale of cheap second-hand goods, usually held to raise money for charity.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
in AM, use rummage sale     
point of sale        ( points of sale    plural  )
1       n-count   The point of sale is the place in a shop where a product is passed from the seller to the customer. The abbreviation POS is also used.     (BUSINESS)  
2       n-uncount   Point of sale is used to describe things which occur or are located or used at the place where you buy something. The abbreviation POS is also used.     (BUSINESS)   usu N n  
...point-of-sale advertising.     
rummage sale        ( rummage sales    plural  ) A rummage sale is a sale of cheap used goods that is usually held to raise money for charity.  
  (AM)      n-count  
in BRIT, use jumble sale     
yard sale        ( yard sales    plural  ) A yard sale is a sale where people sell things they no longer want from a table outside their house.  
  (AM)      n-count  

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Consulter aussi:

salve, sable, scale, stale

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v.
lower a price at the last minute to secure a sale
the chamber pot meaning is the NOUN. This is the verb.

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