Meaning of “dealership” in the English Dictionary

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"dealership" in British English

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dealershipnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdiː.lə.ʃɪp/ us /ˈdiː.lɚ.ʃɪp/

a company that has permission to sell a particular product:

Their company has just won the dealership for Rolls-Royce.

(Definition of “dealership” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dealership" in American English

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dealershipnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdi·lərˌʃɪp/

a business that has the right to sell a company’s products in a particular area using the company’s name:

a Toyota dealership

(Definition of “dealership” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"dealership" in Business English

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dealershipnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdiːləʃɪp/ us

COMMERCE a company that sells a particular product, especially a particular make of car:

a car/auto/motor dealership
a Ford/Nissan, etc. dealership

(Definition of “dealership” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)