Meaning of “flash sale” in the English Dictionary

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"flash sale" in Business English

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flash salenoun [ C ]

uk us

COMMERCE a very short period of time when a store sells products at much lower prices than usual:

A reduction in consumer spending has caused some stores to hold occasional flash sales, lasting just one day.

PROPERTY a type of sale where a property company buys a property at a very reduced price from someone who no longer has the money to own the property:

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