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English definition of “best-selling”

best-selling

adjective [before noun] (also bestselling)     /ˌbesˈselɪŋ/ COMMERCE
extremely popular and selling in very large numbers : the best-selling brand in the country a best-selling book / game / phone
producing books , songs , etc. that are extremely popular and have sold in large quantities : a best-selling author / artist
(Definition of best-selling adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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