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Meaning of "selling" - Business English Dictionary

selling

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈselɪŋ/ COMMERCE
the activity of making products and services available so that people buy them: New measures announced yesterday include plans to accelerate the buying and selling of houses. Market strategists expect some frenzied early selling when trading resumes. The New York Stock Exchange closed for fear of panic selling.
the job and skill of persuading people to buy things: Our staff have received extensive training in selling.
→  See also cross-selling , direct selling , distress selling , forced selling , forward selling , hard selling , indirect selling , inertia selling , mis-selling , personal selling , pyramid selling , short selling
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