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sale

noun  us   /seɪl/

sale noun (ACT OF SELLING)

[C/U] an act of exchanging something for money: [U] You pay tax on the profits from the sale of buildings. [C] The school raised money from book sales, bake sales, and individual contributors. [U] When I bought this house, there were many, many homes for sale (= available to be bought).

sale noun (GOODS AT LOWER PRICE)

[C] an occasion when goods are sold at a lower price than usual: a clearance sale Are these dresses on sale (= reduced in price)?
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