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sellingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈselɪŋ/ COMMERCE
the ​activity of making ​products and ​servicesavailable so that ​peoplebuy them: New ​measures announced yesterday ​includeplans to ​accelerate the buying and selling of ​houses. Market ​strategists expect some frenzied early selling when ​tradingresumes. 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 ​peoplebuy 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)
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