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flash salenoun [C]

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COMMERCE a very ​shortperiod of ​time when a ​storesellsproducts at much ​lowerprices than usual: A ​reduction in ​consumerspending has caused some ​stores to ​hold occasional ​flashsales, lasting just one day.
PROPERTY a ​type of ​sale where a ​propertycompanybuys a ​property at a very ​reducedprice from someone who no ​longer has the ​money to own the ​property: Faced with ​repossession, ​growingnumbers of ​homeowners are ​turning to ​flashsalepropertycompanies.
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