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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.]

sale

(seɪl)
n
1. (Commerce) the exchange of goods, property, or services for an agreed sum of money or credit
2. (Commerce) the amount sold
3. (Commerce) the opportunity to sell; market: there was no sale for luxuries.
4. (Commerce) the rate of selling or being sold: a slow sale of synthetic fabrics.
5. (Commerce)
a. an event at which goods are sold at reduced prices, usually to clear old stocks
b. (as modifier): sale bargains.
6. (Commerce) an auction
[Old English sala, from Old Norse sala. See also sell]

Sale

(seɪl)
n
1. (Placename) a town in NW England, in Trafford unitary authority, Greater Manchester: a residential suburb of Manchester. Pop: 55 234 (2001)
2. (Placename) a city in SE Australia, in SE Victoria: centre of an agricultural region. Pop: 12 854 (2001)

Salé

(French sale)
n
(Placename) a port in NW Morocco, on the Atlantic adjoining Rabat. Pop: 880 000 (2003)

sale

(seɪl)

n.
1. the act of selling.
2. a special offering of goods, esp. at reduced prices.
3. transfer of property for money or credit.
4.
a. an amount or quantity sold.
b. sales, total receipts from selling.
5. opportunity to sell; demand.
6. an auction.
7. sales, a department or division, as in a business, concerned with selling and promoting goods, services, etc.
Idioms:
for sale, available for purchase.
8. on sale, able to be bought at reduced prices.
[before 1050; late Old English sala c. Old High German, Old Norse sala; akin to sell]

sale

1. 'sale'

The sale of something is the act of selling it, or the occasion on which it is sold.

They introduced stricter controls on the sale of weapons.
Our agency can help you with the sale of your house.

A sale is an event in which a shop sells things at a reduced price.

The shoe shop is having a sale.
I got this jacket for only £25 in the sale.
2. 'for sale'

If something is for sale or up for sale, its owner is trying to sell it.

I asked whether the car was for sale.
Their house is up for sale.
3. 'on sale'

A product that is on sale is available for people to buy.

There were no English newspapers on sale.
Their new album is now on sale.

In American English, if something is on sale, it is available at a reduced price.

On sale. Slacks marked down from $39.95 to $20.00.
I usually buy whichever brand of toothpaste is on sale.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sale - a particular instance of selling; "he has just made his first sale"; "they had to complete the sale before the banks closed"
marketing, merchandising, selling - the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
divestiture - the sale by a company of a product line or a subsidiary or a division
2.sale - the general activity of sellingsale - the general activity of selling; "they tried to boost sales"; "laws limit the sale of handguns"
auction sale, vendue, auction - the public sale of something to the highest bidder
marketing, merchandising, selling - the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
sell - the activity of persuading someone to buy; "it was a hard sell"
3.sale - an occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices; "they held a sale to reduce their inventory"; "I got some great bargains at their annual sale"
bazaar, fair - a sale of miscellany; often for charity; "the church bazaar"
boot sale, car boot sale - an outdoor sale at which people sell things from the trunk of their car
clearance sale, inventory-clearance sale - a sale to reduce inventory
closeout - a sale intended to dispose of all remaining stock
fire sale - a sale of merchandise supposedly damaged by fire
fire sale - a sale of assets at very low prices typically when the seller faces bankruptcy
garage sale, yard sale - an outdoor sale of used personal or household items held on the seller's premises
going-out-of-business sale - a sale of all the tangible assets of a business that is about to close; "during the Great Depression going-out-of-business sales were very common"
realisation, realization - a sale in order to obtain money (as a sale of stock or a sale of the estate of a bankrupt person) or the money so obtained
jumble sale, rummage sale - a sale of donated articles
selloff - a sale of a relatively large number of assets (stocks or bonds or commodities) at a low price typically done to dispose of them rather than as normal trade
white sale - a sale of household linens
occasion - an opportunity to do something; "there was never an occasion for her to demonstrate her skill"
4.sale - the state of being purchasable; offered or exhibited for selling; "you'll find vitamin C for sale at most pharmacies"; "the new line of cars will soon be on sale"
merchantability - the state of being fit for market; ready to be bought or sold
5.sale - 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)sale - 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); "the salesman faxed the sales agreement to his home office"
conditional sale - a sale in which the buyer receives title to the property only upon the performance of some condition (usually the full payment of the purchase price)
execution sale, forced sale, judicial sale, sheriff's sale - a sale of property by the sheriff under authority of a court's writ of execution in order satisfy an unpaid obligation
agreement, understanding - the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises; "they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"; "there was an understanding between management and the workers"

sale

noun
1. selling, marketing, dealing, trading, transaction, disposal, vending Efforts were made to limit the sale of alcohol.
2. auction, fair, mart, bazaar The Old Master was bought at the Christie's sale.
for sale available to buy, on sale, on offer, on the market, in stock, obtainable, purchasable His former home is for sale.
on sale going cheap, reduced, at a discount, at a reduced price He bought a sports jacket on sale at the shop.
Translations
بَيْعبَيْع رَخيصمَزاد عَلَني
prodejvýprodejaukceodbyt
salgudsalgauktion
vendadovendo
myyntialennusmyyntihuutokauppa
prodaja
eladásengedményes vásárárusítás
salauppboîútsala
販売売れ行き売上安売り特売
판매
aukciono patalpaaukciono salėišpardavimasmokėjimas prekiautipardavėja
izpārdošanaizsolepārdošanatirdzniecībaūtrupe
aukciapredajvýpredaj
na razprodajinaprodajprodajarazprodaja
rearealisationauktionförsäljning
การขาย
satışucuzlukindirimli satış
sự bán

sale

[seɪl]
A. N
1. [of item, object, house] → venta f
newspaper sales have fallenha descendido la venta de periódicos
sale and lease backventa y arrendamiento al vendedor
is it for sale?¿está en venta?
the house is for salela casa está en venta, esta casa se vende
it's not for saleno está en venta
to put a house up for saleponer una casa en venta
"for sale"se vende
to be on sale (Brit) → estar a la venta (US) → estar rebajado
on sale at all fishmongersde venta en todas las pescaderías
it's going cheap for a quick salese ofrece a bajo precio porque se tiene prisa en venderlo
it found a ready salese vendió pronto
on a sale or return basisen depósito
2. (= event) → rebajas fpl
there's a sale on at Harrodsen Harrods están de rebajas
"sale" (in shop window) → rebajas
clearance saleliquidación f (total)
he bought a leather jacket in a salecompró una chaqueta de cuero en unas rebajas
the January saleslas rebajas de enero
the sales are onhay rebajas
3. (= auction) → subasta f
see also jumble C
B. CPD sale goods NPLartículos mpl rebajados
sale item Nartículo m rebajado
sale price N (= cost) → precio m de venta; (= reduced cost) → precio m rebajado, precio m de rebaja
sales agent Nagente mf de ventas
sales assistant N (Brit) → dependiente/a m/f
sales brochure Nfolleto m publicitario
sales budget Npresupuesto m de ventas
sales campaign Ncampaña f de promoción y venta
sales check N (US) → hoja f de venta
sales clerk N (US) → dependiente/a m/f
sales conference Nconferencia f de ventas
sales department Nsección f de ventas
sales drive Npromoción f de ventas
sales executive Nejecutivo/a m/f de ventas
sales figures NPLcifras fpl de ventas
sales force Npersonal m de ventas
sales forecast Nprevisión f de ventas
sales invoice Nfactura f de ventas
sales leaflet Nfolleto m publicitario
sales ledger Nlibro m de ventas
sales literature Nfolletos mpl de venta
sales manager Njefe/a m/f de ventas
sales meeting Nreunión f de ventas
sales office Noficina f de ventas
sales pitch Nrollo m publicitario
sales promotion Ncampaña f de promoción de ventas
sales rep, sales representative Nrepresentante mf, agente mf comercial
sales resistance Nresistencia f a comprar
sales slip N (US) (= receipt) → hoja f de venta
sales talk Njerga f de vendedor
sales tax N (US) → impuesto m sobre las ventas
sale value Nvalor m comercial, valor m en el mercado

sale

[ˈseɪl]
n
(= act of selling) → vente f
new laws to control the sale of guns → de nouvelles lois pour contrôler les ventes d'armes
for sale → à vendre
The factory's for sale → L'usine est en vente.
"for sale" (on sign)vendre"
to put sth up for sale → mettre qch en vente
on sale → en vente
on sale or return → vendu(e) avec faculté de retour
(at reduced prices)soldes mpl
There's a sale on at Harrods → Ce sont les soldes chez Harrods. closing-down sale
(= occasion) → vente f
an antiques sale → une vente d'antiquités
sales npl
(= quantity sold) → ventes fpl
Book sales have gone up → Les ventes de livres ont augmenté.
(= job) → vente f (= part of business) → ventes fpl
She works in sales → Elle travaille dans la vente.
This is our head of sales → Je vous présente notre chef des ventes.
sales modif [brochure, literature] → publicitaire; [forecast, projection] → des ventes; [target] → de vente; [agreement, contract] → de vente; [division, section, manager] → des ventes sales call, sales executive

sale

n
(= selling)Verkauf m; for salezu verkaufen; to put something up for saleetw zum Verkauf anbieten; is it up for sale?steht es zum Verkauf?; not for salenicht verkäuflich; going cheap for a quick saleumständehalber billig abzugeben; to be on saleverkauft werden; on sale at all bookshopsin allen Buchhandlungen erhältlich; on a sale or return basisauf Kommission(sbasis)
(instance) → Geschäft nt; (of insurance, bulk order)Abschluss m; sales pl (= turnover)der Absatz; how many sales have you made?wie viel (Stück) haben Sie verkauft?; (of insurance etc)wie viele Abschlüsse haben Sie gemacht?; we’ve made no sale to Chinamit China haben wir keine Geschäfte abgeschlossen; “no sale (on till) → ˜ Nullbon
sales sing (= department)Verkaufsabteilung f
(at reduced prices) → Rabattaktion f, → Ausverkauf m; (at end of season) → Schlussverkauf m; (= clearance sale)Räumungsverkauf m; to go to the saleszum Ausverkauf gehen; they’ve got a sale onda ist eine Rabattaktion; in the sale, on sale (US) → im (Sonder)angebot; to buy in or at the salesim Ausverkauf kaufen
(= auction, selling off)Auktion f; sale of workBasar m

sale

:
sale and leaseback
nVerkauf mmit Rückmiete
sale price
nAusverkaufspreis m
saleroom
nAuktionsraum m

sale

[seɪl] n
a. (of article) → vendita (also auction sale) → vendita all'asta
"for sale" (one article) → "vendesi" (two or more articles) → "vendonsi"
to put a house up for sale → mettere in vendita una casa
to be on sale → essere in vendita
b. (Comm) (also sales) → svendita, saldi mpl
to be on sale (Am) → essere in saldi or in svendita
she bought a dress in the sale(s) → ha comprato un vestito nei saldi
the January sales → i saldi di fine anno

sale

(seil) noun
1. the act of giving something to someone in exchange for money. the sale of a house; Sales of cars have increased.
2. in a shop etc, an offer of goods at lowered prices for a short time. I bought my dress in a sale.
3. an event at which goods are sold. an auction sale; a book sale.
ˈsaleroom noun
a room or building where public auctions are held. His furniture was taken to the saleroom.
ˈsalesman (ˈseilz-) plural ˈsalesmen feminine ˈsaleswoman (plural ˈsaleswomen), ˈsalesgirl noun
a person who sells, or shows, goods to customers in a shop etc.
ˈsalesmanship (ˈseilz-) noun
the art of persuading people to buy things.
for sale
intended to be sold. Have you any pictures for sale?
sale of work
an event at which articles usually made by members of an association are sold to raise money. a sale of work at the church.

sale

بَيْع prodej salg Verkauf πώληση venta myynti vente prodaja vendita 販売 판매 verkoop salg sprzedaż venda продажа rea การขาย satış sự bán 销售
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