Translation of "sale" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun (SELL) uk us /seɪl/

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

The sale of cigarettes/alcohol is forbidden. 禁止出售香煙/酒。
The building company get 10% 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

available to buy

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 ]

the number of products sold

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 telesales

[ C ] an occasion when things are sold, especially by an organization such as a school or church, in order to make money for the organization

a charity/Christmas/book sale 慈善/聖誕節/圖書義賣

[ C ] an auction (= public sale)

a sale of antique furniture 古董傢俱拍賣
a cattle sale 家畜拍賣
on sale UK

available to buy in a shop

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 shops and can be returned if they are not sold within a particular period of time

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。

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