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sell-off

noun [C] uk   /ˈsel.ɒf/  us   /-ɑːf/
a sale of an unwanted business at a low price to encourage someone to buy it a sale of an investment, such as shares in a company, that causes its value to fall Australian English an occasion when the price of goods in a shop or factory is reduced so they can be sold quickly
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in Chinese (Traditional) 低價出售, 廉價處理, (股票等的)拋售…
in Chinese (Simplified) 低价出售, 廉价处理, (股票等的)抛售…
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