cut-rate sale


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Noun1.cut-rate 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"
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The cut-rate sale forced the resignation of India's telecoms minister and has embroiled the Congressled government in massive controversy.
But at the same time, Papadatos notes, such a cut-rate sale can become someone else's bargain.
police are investigating the cut-rate sale of a Michael Jordan rookie card as a possible felony.