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seller

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈselər/ COMMERCE
a person or organization that sells something: The seller is able to sell the goods elsewhere for more than the buyer had agreed to pay. The seller has an interest in letting the buyer think that profits will be higher than they actually are.seller of sth It is the world's leading seller of automatic teller machines for banks. The top seller of personal computers reported flat earnings for the first quarter. a clothing/newspaper seller
a product that a lot of people buy: big/strong/top seller Flat screen TVs are once again expected to be a big seller this holiday season. That book has been one of Amazon's top sellers in Germany.
→ See also bestseller, bookseller, short seller → Compare buyer
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