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English definition of “fire sale”

fire sale

noun [C]
 
 
COMMERCE a sale of goods at a reduced price, because the store has been damaged by fire: The store had burned down and I bought the computer at the fire sale.
COMMERCE a sale of goods at a reduced price: More than 300 one-of-a-kind objects are being sold at fire-sale prices to raise money for city cultural programs.
FINANCE a sale of a business, part of a business, or its assets at a low price, because it needs money or is bankrupt
(Definition of fire sale from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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