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sale

 (sāl)
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.
Idioms:
for sale
Available to customers: a store where pets are for sale.
on sale
1. Available to customers: That vegetable should be on sale at your local grocery.
2. Available to customers at a special discount: Bathing suits are on sale.

[Middle English, from Old English sala, from Old Norse.]

sales

(seɪlz)
pl n
1. (Commerce)
a. the number of goods, products, or services that a company sells within a certain time period
b. (as modifier)
2. (Commerce) (as modifier)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sales - income (at invoice values) received for goods and services over some given period of timesales - income (at invoice values) received for goods and services over some given period of time
income - the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time
Translations

sales

:
sales check
nKassenbeleg m
sales clerk
n (US) → Verkäufer(in) m(f)
sales conference
nVertreterkonferenz f
sales department
sales director
nVerkaufsdirektor(in) m(f)
sales drive
nVerkaufskampagne f
sales executive
nVerkaufsleiter(in) m(f)
sales figures
plVerkaufs- or Absatzziffern pl
sales force
nVerkäufer pl; (= sales reps)Vertreter pl
salesgirl, saleslady
nVerkäuferin f
salesman
nVerkäufer m; (= representative)Vertreter m
sales manager
nVerkaufsleiter(in) m(f)

sales

:
salespeople
salesperson
nVerkäufer(in) m(f)
sales pitch
nVerkaufstechnik or -masche (inf) f; to make one’s salesseine Ware anpreisen; (fig inf)seine Ideen verkaufen or anpreisen
sales promotion
nVerkaufsförderung f
sales rep
n (inf), sales representative
nVertreter(in) m(f)
sales resistance
nKaufunlust f; to meet (with) salesauf Absatzschwierigkeiten stoßen
sales revenue
salesroom
sales slip
nKassenzettel m, → Bon m; (received prior to payment) → Kaufbeleg m
sales talk
nVerkaufsgespräch nt; his sales won me overdie Art, wie er die Ware angepriesen hat, hat mich überzeugt; that’s just saleser/sie macht nur Reklame
sales target
nVerkaufsziel nt
sales tax
n (US) → Verkaufssteuer f
sales volume
nUmsatz m
saleswoman
nVerkäuferin f; (= representative)Vertreterin f
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