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English definition of “sell up”

sell up

UK phrasal verb with sell
 
 
/sel/ verb (past tense and past participle sold)
to sell your house or company in order to go somewhere else or do something else: They sold up and moved to the country.Mortgages and real estateRenting, hiring and hire purchase in general Renting propertySelling
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