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English definition of “sell-off”

sell-off

noun [C]     /ˈsel.ɒf/ US  /-ɑːf/
a sale of an unwanted business at a low price to encourage someone to buy itAdvertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailingBusiness and commerce - general words a sale of an investment , such as shares in a company , that causes its value to fall Advertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailingBusiness and commerce - general words Australian English an occasion when the price of goods in a shop or factory is reduced so they can be sold quickly → Compare closeout
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