sales


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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
References in classic literature ?
This was not one of the sales indicating the depression of trade; on the contrary, it was due to Mr.
One sees girls and mothers crying, at these sales, always!
But the sales were enormous, ten times as large as Tabitha Twitchit's.
Tulliver, still confident that he should gain his suit, and finding it eminently inconvenient to raise the said sum until that desirable issue had taken place, had rashly acceded to the demand that he should give a bill of sale on his household furniture and some other effects, as security in lieu of the bond.
After having sought for a few minutes, he stopped at a leaf which had several notes, and compared them with the deed of sale, which lay on the table.
On the morrow he would make out the bill of sale and I could enter into possession.
And the idea that he might be let on by his interests, that he might seek a reconciliation with his wife on account of the sale of the forest--that idea hurt him.
I have never met that sort of paragon myself, but I have seen these paragons advertised amongst ships for sale. Such excess of virtue and good-nature on the part of a ship always provoked my mistrust.
"I got this box at old Dives's sale," Pincher says, handing it round, "one of Louis XV's mistresses-- pretty thing, is it not?--sweet miniature," and they talk of the way in which young Dives is dissipating his fortune.
One day by chance he found a tame Partridge for sale. He purchased it and brought it home to be reared with his Gamecocks.
THE Chief of the Weather Bureau having predicted a fine day, a Thrifty Person hastened to lay in a large stock of umbrellas, which he exposed for sale on the sidewalk; but the weather remained clear, and nobody would buy.
At this sale, of course I found myself in company with the old broken-down horses -- some lame, some broken-winded, some old, and some that I am sure it would have been merciful to shoot.