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Celebrity these days is completely for sale; it's not remotely mysterious. But there's something that remains glamorous and mysterious about royalty.
Tina Brown

Meaning of "sale" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SALE

Old English sala, from Old Norse sala.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SALE

sale  [seɪl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SALE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sale is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SALE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sale in the English dictionary

The first definition of sale in the dictionary is the exchange of goods, property, or services for an agreed sum of money or credit. Other definition of sale is the amount sold. Sale is also the opportunity to sell; market.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SALE


ale
eɪl
cocktail
ˈkɒkˌteɪl
dale
deɪl
detail
ˈdiːteɪl
e-mail
ˈiːmeɪl
fail
feɪl
female
ˈfiːmeɪl
jail
dʒeɪl
mail
meɪl
male
meɪl
nail
neɪl
retail
ˈriːteɪl
scale
skeɪl
tail
teɪl
tale
teɪl
thumbnail
ˈθʌmˌneɪl
trail
treɪl
travail
ˈtræveɪl
vale
veɪl
wholesale
ˈhəʊlˌseɪl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SALE

sale and lease back
sale and return
sale of produce
sale of work
sale or return
sale price
sale value
saleability
saleable
saleableness
saleably
Salem
salep
saleratus
salering
Salerno
saleroom
sales
sales analysis

WORDS THAT END LIKE SALE

bale
finale
Fort Lauderdale
gale
hale
Internationale
kale
large-scale
locale
morale
musicale
pale
quale
rationale
real ale
resale
stale
upscale
whale
yale

Synonyms and antonyms of sale in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SALE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «sale» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of sale

Translation of «sale» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SALE

Find out the translation of sale to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sale from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sale» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

销售
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

venta
570 millions of speakers

English

sale
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बिक्री
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بَيْع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

продажа
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

venda
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিক্রয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sale
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

jualan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Verkauf
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

販売
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

판매
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sale
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự bán
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விற்பனை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विक्री
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

satış
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vendita
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sprzedaż
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

продаж
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

vânzare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πώληση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

koop
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rea
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

salg
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sale

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SALE»

The term «sale» is very widely used and occupies the 685 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SALE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sale» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sale» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sale

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10 QUOTES WITH «SALE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word sale.
1
Lily Allen
Because of piracy there has been a massive downturn in people buying music, which makes it more difficult for artists to make money from the sale of records.
2
Piers Anthony
Keep writing, because not only does practice improve skill, it gives you more chances to score on the market. I did that for eight years before making my first sale.
3
Norman Ralph Augustine
Although most products will soon be too costly to purchase, there will be a thriving market in the sale of books on how to fix them.
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Peter Baynham
We're chipping away at our capacity for wonder. When hologram TVs eventually go on sale, they'll cost £20,000 and be bought only by those strange, heroic, friendless men who live in flats piled high with giant 80s mobiles and DVD players weighing eight stone.
5
Sarah Brady
The House passage of our bill is a victory for this country! Common sense wins out. I'm just so thrilled and excited. The sale of guns must stop. Halfway measures are not enough.
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Tina Brown
Celebrity these days is completely for sale; it's not remotely mysterious. But there's something that remains glamorous and mysterious about royalty.
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James L. Buckley
The kind of corruption the media talk about, the kind the Supreme Court was concerned about, involves the putative sale of votes in exchange for campaign contributions.
8
Ken Burns
History's just been made for sale to an inside deal.
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Kurt Busiek
I created lots of characters in high school and college, and the first character I created in pro comics was Liana, Green Lantern of M'Elu, for a backup story in 'Green Lantern #162,' my first professional sale.
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Frank Carson
Have you heard about the Irishman who reversed into a car boot sale and sold the engine?

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SALE»

Discover the use of sale in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sale and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Bake Sale
Cupcake runs a successful bakery with his best friend, Eggplant, but dreams of going abroad to meet his idol, Turkish Delight, who is the most famous pastry chef in the world.
‎2011
2
Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their ...
Caps for Sale is a timeless classic, in print for over fifty years, and beloved by generations of readers.
Esphyr Slobodkina, 1987
3
The Challenger Sale: Taking Control of the Customer Conversation
In The Challenger Sale, Matthew Dixon and Brent Adamson share the secret to sales success: don't just build relationships with customers.
Matthew Dixon, Brent Adamson, 2012
4
Secrets of Closing the Sale
By using his proven methods, you will be able to face your prospects with enthusiasm and confidence. "To call Zig Ziglar a 'super salesman' is an understatement. This work is a compilation of everything he knows about the art of selling.
Zig Ziglar, 2004
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Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale : The Moral Limits of ...
An accessibly written work that will engage not only philosophers but also political scientists, economists, legal scholars, and public policy experts, this book is a significant contribution to ongoing discussions about the place of ...
Debra Satz Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society Stanford University, 2010
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Everything for Sale: The Virtues and Limits of Markets
One by one, he lays on cases where governments have outdone markets, or at least performed well."—Michael Hirsh, Newsweek "To understand the economic policy debates that will take place in the next few years, you can't do better than to ...
Robert Kuttner, 1999
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Kidney for Sale by Owner: Human Organs, Transplantation, and ...
Kidney for Sale by Owner contends that the market is indeed a legitimate -- and humane -- way to procure and distribute human organs.
Mark J. Cherry, 2005
8
Review of the Convention on Contracts for the International ...
The Review of the of the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) is published annually and features articles written by prominent legal scholars in the field of international sale of goods from around the world.
Pace International Law Review, 2007
9
Mastering the Complex Sale: How to Compete and Win When the ...
This is a proven alternative to the price-driven sale. We've spoken to his clients. This stuff really works, folks." —Dave Stein, CEO and Founder, ES Research Group, Inc.
Jeff Thull, 2010
10
Benjamin's Sale of Goods
This supplement to the eighth edition brings the main work up-to-date with the latest developments.
Michael G. Bridge, Professor Michael Bridge, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SALE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sale is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Walmart launches rival sale to Amazon's Prime Day
The Walmart vs. Amazon fight for retail domination just escalated. Not one to let Amazon steal the sales spotlight, Walmart will launch a rival sale Wednesday to ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
2
When a Company Is Put Up for Sale, in Many Cases, Your Personal …
Provisions like that act as a sort of data fire sale clause. They are becoming standard among the most popular sites, according to a recent analysis by The New ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
3
The Rag + Bone Sample Sale Is Seemingly Bottomless
Don't be confused by the crowd of people around the entrance of the Rag + Bone sample sale on 16th Street—they're waiting in line for the dressing room, not ... «Racked NY, Jun 15»
4
The Rag + Bone Sample Sale Has $85 Denim, $150 Shoes
We stopped by Rag + Bone's sample sale preview at Chelsea Market yesterday, and it was packed to the brim with sweaters, tops, leather, and (of course) ... «Racked NY, Jun 15»
5
60+ Photos from Inside Madewell's First-Ever Sample Sale
Madewell's first standalone sample sale is happening today in Soho. We checked out last night's preview and found racks filled to the brim with discount clothing ... «Racked NY, Jun 15»
6
Chris Sale strikes out 14; has K'd at least 12 in 5 straight starts
However, Sale joined Hall of Famers Pedro Martinez and Randy Johnson as only the third pitcher in modern baseball history (since 1900) to strike out at least ... «ESPN, Jun 15»
7
What You Can Get at the Theory Sample Sale for Under $100
The line outside of the Theory sample sale at Clothingline started early today, with 100 people waiting out in this dreary, it-might-rain-maybe-any-second ... «Racked NY, Jun 15»
8
The Craziest Video Game Sale of 2015 Just Got Underway
Welcome back, Steam Summer Sale! If you're a PC gamer, get thee to the storefront's splash page and have a gander, because the whole looky-loo thing is still ... «TIME, Jun 15»
9
'Get Baked' sale features samples of marijuana munchies
More than 25 local cannabis businesses hosted a bake sale Saturday, complete with “medical” marijuana-laced munchies. The first Get Baked Sale, held at the ... «SFGate, Jun 15»
10
Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan
Click on the slide show to see this week's featured properties in New York City: On the Market. Prime real estate listings in New York City and its suburbs. «New York Times, Jun 15»

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