Meaning of “seller” in the English Dictionary

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"seller" in British English

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sellernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsel.ər/ us /ˈsel.ɚ/

B1 a person who is selling something:

Do you think the seller will accept €300,000 for the house?

a product that a lot of people buy:

This car is our biggest seller so far this year.

More examples

  • I always read any online feedback about a seller before I buy anything from them.
  • It was a hot sunny day and the ice cream sellers were out in force in the park.
  • They're the UK's largest seller of software.
  • Six years after it was first published, it is still their top seller.
  • Their perfume is still a big seller.

(Definition of “seller” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"seller" in American English

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sellernoun [ C ]

us /ˈsel·ər/

a person who sells something:

The seller of the painting was kept secret.

A seller is also something that is sold:

That CD is our best seller.

(Definition of “seller” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"seller" in Business English

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sellernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈselər/ us COMMERCE

a person or organization that sells something:

The seller is able to sell the goods elsewhere for more than the buyer had agreed to pay.
The seller has an interest in letting the buyer think that profits will be higher than they actually are.
seller of sth It is the world's leading seller of automatic teller machines for banks.
The top seller of personal computers reported flat earnings for the first quarter.

a product that a lot of people buy:

big/strong/top seller Flat screen TVs are once again expected to be a big seller this holiday season.
That book has been one of Amazon's top sellers in Germany.

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