Meaning of “selling” in the English Dictionary

"selling" in Business English

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sellingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈselɪŋ/ us COMMERCE

the activity of making products and services available so that people buy them:

New measures announced yesterday include plans to accelerate the buying and selling of houses.
Market strategists expect some frenzied early selling when trading resumes.
The New York Stock Exchange closed for fear of panic selling.

the job and skill of persuading people to buy things:

Our staff have received extensive training in selling.

-sellingsuffix

used to describe a product that people buy in large numbers:

biggest-/hot-/fastest-selling The company has sped up production of its hot-selling sport-utility vehicles.

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