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sale

 
 
pronunciation:
seIl
phrases:
for sale, on sale
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an exchange of goods for money; the act of selling.
There are strict rules for the sale of alcohol.
definition 2: a selling of goods for a lower price than usual.
The store is having a big sale on winter coats.
similar words:
special
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phrase: for sale
phrase: on sale
Homophone Note
The words sale and sail (as in a ship) sound alike but have different meanings.
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