the act of .
a quantity .
opportunity to ; demand:
a special disposal of goods, as at reduced prices.
transfer of property for money or credit.
for sale, offered to be sold; made available to purchasers.
on sale, able to be bought at reduced prices.
the exchange of goods, property, or services for an agreed sum of money or credit
the amount sold
the opportunity to sell; market: there was no sale for luxuries
the rate of selling or being sold: a slow sale of synthetic fabrics
a town in NW England, in Trafford unitary authority, Greater Manchester: a residential suburb of Manchester. Pop: 55 234 (2001)
a city in SE Australia, in SE Victoria: centre of an agricultural region. Pop: 12 854 (2001)
a port in NW Morocco, on the Atlantic adjoining Rabat. Pop: 880 000 (2003)
late Old English sala “a sale, act of selling,” from a Scandinavian source such as Old Norse sala “sale,” from Proto-Germanic *salo (cf. Old High German sala, Swedish salu, Danish salg), from PIE root *sal- (3) “to grasp, take.” Sense of “a selling of shop goods at lower prices than usual” first appeared 1866. Sales tax attested by 1886. Sales associate by 1946. Sales representative is from 1910.
[sey-leen, -lahyn] /ˈseɪ lin, -laɪn/ adjective 1. of, containing, or resembling common table salt; salty or saltlike: a saline solution. 2. of or relating to a chemical salt, especially of sodium, potassium, magnesium, etc., as used as a cathartic. 3. of or relating to a method of abortion involving injection of hypertonic saline solution into […]
[sal-vij] /ˈsæl vɪdʒ/ noun 1. the act of a ship or its cargo from perils of the seas. 2. the property so . 3. compensation given to those who voluntarily a ship or its cargo. 4. the act of saving anything from fire, danger, etc. 5. the property saved from danger. 6. the value or […]
[sangk-shuh n] /ˈsæŋk ʃən/ noun 1. authoritative permission or approval, as for an action. 2. something that serves to support an action, condition, etc. 3. something that gives binding force, as to an oath, rule of conduct, etc. 4. Law. 5. International Law. action by one or more states toward another state calculated to force […]
[sat-ahyuh r] /ˈsæt aɪər/ noun 1. the use of irony, sarcasm, ridicule, or the like, in exposing, denouncing, or deriding vice, folly, etc. 2. a literary composition, in verse or prose, in which human folly and vice are held up to scorn, derision, or ridicule. 3. a literary genre comprising such compositions. /ˈsætaɪə/ noun 1. […]