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sell sth off

phrasal verb with sell uk   us   /sel/ verb (sold, sold)
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sell sth off

phrasal verb with sell uk   us   /sel/ verb (sold, sold)
FINANCE to ​sell all or ​part of a ​business or ​industry, often at a ​lowprice: He ​resisted all attempts to ​sell the ​publicbroadcastchannel off to the ​privatesector.
COMMERCE, FINANCE to ​charge a ​lowprice for something to encourage ​people to ​buy it: sell off assets/stock They're ​selling off last year's ​stock at half ​price.
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