Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “public sale”

public sale

noun [C]
 
 
COMMERCE an occasion when goods or property are sold in an auction: Brokers get tickets from sources as varied as public sales, walk-in customers, and other brokers.
[C] STOCK MARKET an occasion when a company makes shares available on a stock exchange: The firm announced it was considering a public sale of its shares.
(Definition of public sale from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of public sale?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

guru

a religious leader or teacher in the Hindu or Sikh religion

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More