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sellout

noun [C]  /ˈselˌɑʊt/ us  

sellout noun [C] (SUCCESSFUL SALES)

the selling of all the tickets to an event, or of all available items: Saturday’s show was a sellout.

sellout noun [C] (MONEY OPPORTUNITY)

the act of doing something selfishly for money, without considering principles or damage to others: The peace deal was praised by some as a courageous breakthrough while others condemned it as a sellout.
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