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"sell up" in British English

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sell up

UK
phrasal verb with sell uk   us   /sel/ verb (sold, sold)
to ​sellyourhouse or ​company in ​order to go ​somewhereelse or do something ​else: They ​sold up and ​retired to the ​West Country.
(Definition of sell up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sell up" in Business English

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sell up

UK
phrasal verb with sell uk   us   /sel/ verb (sold, sold)
COMMERCE, PROPERTY to ​sell your ​company or ​house in ​order to go somewhere else or do something else: They are ​negotiating to ​sell up for around £60m.
(Definition of sell up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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