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saleroom

Line breaks: sale|room
Pronunciation: /ˈseɪlruːm
 
, -rʊm/

Definition of saleroom in English:

noun

British
A room in which items are sold at auction.
Example sentences
  • The classic written by Haworth's Charlotte Bronte was sold to a bidder in the saleroom at Sotheby's during a sale of signed books and manuscripts.
  • He wanted the library to be dispersed, as it had been assembled, through the saleroom.
  • A desperate dearth of top-shelf artworks is having a profound impact on Australia's salerooms.

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