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distress sellingnoun [C or U]

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FINANCE the ​act of ​selling something because you do not have enough ​money to ​pay back a ​debt or to ​operate your ​business: Because a ​distresssellingmeans the ​owners are being ​forced to ​sell, they usually do not receive as favorable a ​price as if they were able to wait for ideal ​sellingconditions.
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