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sell·out

 (sĕl′out′)
n.
1. The act of selling out.
2. An event for which all the tickets are sold.
3. Slang One who has betrayed one's principles or an espoused cause.
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sell•out

(ˈsɛlˌaʊt)

n.
1. an entertainment for which all the seats are sold.
2. a person who betrays a cause, organization, principles, etc., esp. for money or personal advantage; traitor.
[1855–60, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sellout - an act of betrayal
betrayal, perfidy, treachery, treason - an act of deliberate betrayal
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sellout

noun
Slang. An act of betraying:
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Translations

sellout

[ˈselaʊt] N
1. (Theat) → lleno m, éxito m de taquilla
2. (= betrayal) → claudicación f, traición f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

sellout

sell-out [ˈsɛllaʊt]
n
(= betrayal of principles) → retournement m de veste
(= concert, match) it was a sellout → tous les billets ont été vendus, cela s'est joué à guichets fermés
modif [match, concert] → à guichets fermés
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

sellout

[ˈsɛlˌaʊt] n
a. (Theatre) it was a selloutha fatto registrare il tutto esaurito
b. (betrayal, to enemy) → tradimento
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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About 300 people were at the event, which featured local performers and included a headline set from the Nu Popes, plus appearances from The Sellouts, The Dana Ali Band and 4Gotten Funk, along with the Honley Samba Band.
If you tie paid attendance to what is deemed a sellout threshold number -- a number that can be thousands below what the seating capacity is listed at, it can impact the number of sellouts in a season, something else key to sponsorship sales (see Demystifying When a Sellout Isn't a Sellout, and Ticket-Selling Tricks of the Trade (http://www.bizofbaseball.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5238:demystifying-when-a-sellout-isnt-a-sellout-and-ticket-selling-tricks-of-the-trade&catid=56:ticket-watch&Itemid=136)).
We study two alternative means to move assets from private to public ownership: through the acquisition of private companies by firms that are public (sellouts) or through initial public share offerings (IPOs).
In response to "Mr Third Grade" in Mail Drop in the June issue, you think that since The Casualties released an album and are punk that they are nothing but a bunch of corporate sellouts? Listen, they've been around a long time and show what being "gutter punk" really is.
Nader's supporters (invariably described as "thoughtful") are set against a pitiful cast of sellouts, hacks, turncoats, and cowards, which constitutes more or less everyone else on the leftward side of the political universe.
Those numbers were bolstered by sellouts -- 7 in all -- with four clubs (Twins, A's, Red Sox, Cubs) going over 100 percent into standing-room-only.
Five piece rock covers band The Sellouts will play for free to help runner Jonathan Cartwright, 39, raise cash for children's cancer charity CLIC Sargent.
Not to call you sellouts, but we think you have lost a lot of heart in your new stuff, and more importantly, you've lost three huge fans.
Silberstein cautioned, however, that his hotel has had some sellouts recently.
Six sellouts, plus the highest attended game in PNC Park history (http://bizofbaseball.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5261:mlb-attendance-tracker-for-sat-64-6-sellouts-pirates-see-largest-crown-in-pnc-park-history&catid=56:ticket-watch&Itemid=136).
Patrick Blakely has organised performances by Linthwaite-based rock group The Sellouts which have attracted up to 120 people to Wellhouse Village Hall.
While there were three sellouts (Phillies, Giants, Yankees), the Orioles, Pirates, Marlins, and Indians took what would have been a fairly solid day and knocked it down.