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sell-off

noun [C] uk   /ˈsel.ɒf/ us    /-ɑːf/
a sale of an unwanted business at a low price to encourage someone to buy it a sale of an investment, such as shares in a company, that causes its value to fall Australian English an occasion when the price of goods in a shop or factory is reduced so they can be sold quickly
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