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English definition of “salesmanship”

salesmanship

noun [U]     /ˈseɪlzmənʃɪp/ COMMERCE, MARKETING
skill in selling: aggressive/good/slick salesmanship Investment-banking mergers require a combination of toughness and salesmanship.
(Definition of salesmanship noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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