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.
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?
One day by chance he found a tame Partridge for sale.
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.
Tom forged a bill of sale and sold him mother to an Arkansas cotton planter for a trifle over six hundred dollars.
Philip made a poster for the summer sale and Athelny took it away.
Well, blamed if the king didn't bill the house and the niggers and all the property for auction straight off -- sale two days after the funeral; but anybody could buy private beforehand if they wanted to.
But reflect, madame, upon the effect which will be produced by the sale of your jewels.
He had been what is known in some parts of the Union (which is admittedly a free country) as a "merchant"; that is to say, he kept a retail shop for the sale of such things as are commonly sold in shops of that character.