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contract to sellnoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   (plural contracts to sell) COMMERCE
a ​formalagreement in which a ​person, ​company, etc. ​agrees to ​sell something to a ​buyer at a ​time in the future, and the ​buyeragrees to ​buy it: A ​conditionalcontract is similar to a ​normalcontract to ​sell, except that the ​contract is ​subject to the ​fulfilment of ​certainconditions.
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