Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “forced selling”

forced selling

noun [U]    
a situation in which someone must sell something because they need the money: Fund managers have pointed to signs of forced selling of shares by weaker life companies.
(Definition of forced selling noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of forced selling

Word of the Day


willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More