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sellout

noun [C usually singular] uk   us   /ˈsel.aʊt/

sellout noun [C usually singular] (ALL SOLD)

a performance or sports event for which no more tickets are available, because it is so popular: The concert was a sellout.

sellout noun [C usually singular] (BROKEN PROMISE)

disapproving a situation in which someone does not do what they have promised to do or what they should do: Most of the workers see the union agreement as a sellout.

sellout

adjective
A sellout performance or sports event has no more tickets available, because it is so popular: He will donate the proceeds of one of his sellout shows to charity.
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