Translation of "sale" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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salenoun

uk /seɪl/ us /seɪl/

sale noun (SELL)

B2 [ C or U ] an act of exchanging something for money

賣,出售,銷售
The sale of cigarettes/alcohol is forbidden. 禁止出售香煙/酒。
The building company gets commission on each house sale. 建築公司每賣出一棟房子能獲得10%的傭金。
I haven't made a sale all morning. 我一個上午甚麽都沒賣出去。
They'll drop the price rather than lose the sale. 他們將下調價格而不是停止銷售。
for sale

A2 available to buy

待售,出售中
Is this painting for sale? 這幅畫有出售嗎?
Our neighbours put their house up for sale (= started to advertise that they want to sell it) last week. 我們的鄰居上周開始登廣告出售他們的房子。
sales [ U, + sing/pl verb ]

the department of a company that organizes and does the selling of the company's products or services

(公司的)銷售部門; 門市部
He works in Sales. 他在銷售部門工作。
the sales department/manager 銷售部/銷售部經理
sales [ plural ]

B2 the number of products sold

銷售量
Sales this year exceeded the total for the two previous years. 今年的銷售量超過了前兩年銷售量的總和。
See also

[ C ] an occasion when things are sold in order to make money

(尤指學校或教會等爲自籌資金而進行的)義賣活動
a charity/Christmas/book sale 慈善/聖誕節/圖書義賣
US a garage/yard sale

[ C ] an auction (= public sale)

公開拍賣
a sale of antique furniture 古董傢俱拍賣
a cattle sale 家畜拍賣
on sale B1

available to buy in a shop

上市,正在銷售
On sale at record stores now. 唱片行目前均有經售。
sale or return

a system by which goods are supplied to shopsand can be returned if they are not sold within a particular period of time

剩貨包退,可退貨銷售
We can supply goods on a sale or return basis. 我們可以依照剩貨包退的條件供貨。

More examples

  • The government passed a law to restrict the sale of guns.
  • Eleven million bottles of water had to be withdrawn from sale due to a health scare.
  • Proceeds from the sale of the cards go to local charities.
  • We'll split the proceeds from the sale.
  • We found a buyer for our house, but then the sale fell through.

sale noun (CHEAP PRICE)

A2 [ C ] an occasion when goods are sold at a lower price than usual

廉價出售,降價銷售
a mid-season/end-of-season sale 季中/季末大特價
a clearance/closing-down sale 清倉/歇業大拍賣
I bought this in the January sales. 這是我在一月大減價時買的。
sale goods/prices 特價商品/促銷價
on sale A2 mainly US UK usually in the sale

reduced in price

減價的,降價出售的
Can you tell me if this dress is in the sale? 你能告訴我這條裙子有特價嗎?

More examples

  • I got some shoes cheap in the sale.
  • Don't miss out on the fantastic bargains in our summer sale.
  • She picked up some real bargains in the sale.
  • The summer sales are now on.
  • I went sale shopping.

(Translation of “sale” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)