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sales

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gross sales, gross revenue, salesnoun

    income (at invoice values) received for goods and services over some given period of time

Wiktionary

  1. salesnoun

    The activities involved in selling goods or services.

    He's likable and motivated: perfect for a career in sales.

  2. salesnoun

    Revenues

    Sales were up 12% over last year.

Freebase

  1. Sales

    A sale is the act of selling a product or service in return for money or other compensation. Signalling completion of the prospective stage, it is the beginning of an engagement between customer and vendor or the extension of that engagement. The seller or salesperson – the provider of the goods or services – completes a sale in response to an acquisition or to an appropriation or to a request. There follows the passing of title in the item, and the application and due settlement of a price, the obligation for which arises due to the seller's requirement to pass ownership. Ideally, a seller agrees upon a price at which he willingly parts with ownership of or any claim upon the item. The purchaser, though a party to the sale, does not execute the sale, only the seller does that. To be precise the sale completes prior to the payment and gives rise to the obligation of payment. If the seller completes the first two above stages of the sale prior to settlement of the price, the sale remains valid and gives rise to an obligation to pay.

Editors Contribution

  1. salesnoun

    Plural noun of sale.

    Total internet sales for the company had increased 5% each month so the sales director and his team were each awarded an equal bonus for this achievement.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 1, 2016  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sales' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #969

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sales' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1127

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sales' in Nouns Frequency: #427

Anagrams for sales »

  1. seals, SEALs

  2. lases

  3. Seals

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sales in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sales in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of sales in a Sentence

  1. Marco Pellegrini:

    We are transferring more activities to U.S., investing more in marketing and sales ... there. We are growing our operations there and we were able to grow sales and market share there substantially this year.

  2. Aveek Bhattacharya:

    it’s not until you travel abroad (or buy certain business services) that you realise how annoying it would be not to have sales taxes (VAT, duty etc) included in the price of things you buy

  3. Ben Cavender:

    I think a lot of cost has gone into trying to make the brand relevant again to consumers, but the sales are not coming back as quickly as Prada would like.

  4. Roiana Reid:

    Going forward, we expect softer home prices to support existing home sales, but not by enough to offset the downtrend, the only sustainable and viable solution in our view is more construction, especially of lower-priced homes.

  5. Patrick Penfield:

    Russia and Ukraine account for 30% of global wheat sales, 80% of sunflower oil, and 20% of global corn sales, the global wheat harvest in 2021 was the smallest harvest since 2002 which would cause prices to go up. In addition to the food commodities produced by both countries, Russia is the second-largest oil producer in the world and Ukraine supplies 70% of the Neon gas used in microprocessor chip production.

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