sale
noun
  1. an act of giving an item or doing a service in exchange for money, or for the promise that money will be paid

    Usage
    to offer something for sale or to put something up for sale
    to announce that something is ready to be sold
  2. an act of selling goods at specially low prices

    Examples
    • The shop is having a sale to clear old stock.

    • The sale price is 50 per cent of the usual price.

"...the latest car sales for April show a 1.8 per cent dip from last year's total" [Investors Chronicle]

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