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  • n  a particular instance of selling
    he has just made his first sale
    they had to complete the sale before the banks closed
  • n  the general activity of selling
    they tried to boost sales
    laws limit the sale of handguns
  • n  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
  • n  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
  • n  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

  • Anne Marie Moriarty, a vice president of Corcoran realtors, says residential real estate sales to foreigners have doubled in the past 15 months.
  • The auto industry's new sales numbers are awful.
  • The automaker's total sales dropped 9% for July, but dealer inventories declined significantly and retail sales grew as consumer traffic more than doubled in the last week of the .
News & Articles

  • Awaited sale of former Madison school in home stretch
    MADISON – The sale of the five-acre former Green Village Road School property for a mixed-use redevelopment is in the home stretch as a subcommittee comprised of school and municipal officials prepare
    June 16, 2013 - Madison Eagle
  • Sale of Novelty Lighters Could Be Banned in NY
    ALBANY - The sale of novelty lighters shaped like toys, guns and cartoon characters could soon be banned under a bill poised to pass the state Legislature next week.
    June 15, 2013 - WGRZ-TV Buffalo
  • Spokane yard sale raises money for women's health
    SPOKANE, Wash. -- A yard sale held Saturday to raised $2,500 in eight hours for the Every Woman Can foundation. The Every Woman Can yard sale raises money and awareness for mammograms and cancer screenings. All of the money raised will stay local and go to an organization that provides cancer screening to women regardless of income or insurance. The Yard sale began at 6:00 a.m on Saturday at ...
    June 15, 2013 - KREM.com Spokane
Quotes

  • Lewis Booth in Telegraph.co.uk
    They allege that Blagojevich put a 'for sale' sign on the naming of a United States Senator; involved himself personally in pay-to-play schemes with the urgency of a salesman meeting his annual sales target; and corruptly used his office in an... Patrick Fitzgerald http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Fitzgerald&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGPzhmxWW1WJbe2mVbWBC-ROULUoQ AlaskaReport http://www.google.com/url?q=http://alaskareport.com/news1208/x61837_blagojevich_arrest.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHdqpZGv3PbGgA6FQs28nQ1R-O_rw Dec 9, 2008 85570 114156 sale Lewis Booth, Ford's chief financial officer, said: Any prospective sale would have to ensure that Volvo has the resources, including the capital investment, necessary to further strengthen the business and build its global franchise."

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