Translation of sale in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /seɪl/


  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (act of selling) venta (feminine) 1.2 countable/numerable (individual transaction) venta (feminine) to make a sale vender algo I haven't had a single sale this morning no he vendido absolutamente nada esta mañana all sales final (American English/inglés norteamericano) no se aceptan devoluciones
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    • Some money from every sale goes towards the efforts of the Band Aid Trust in Africa.
    • Money from each book sale will go to the Alice Rose Trust which supports sick children.
    • Privatization without flotation on the stock market means either a management buy-out or sale by tender.
    1.3 uncountable/no numerable (demand, market) there's no sale for that kind of thing here ese tipo de cosa aquí no tiene salida or no se vende bien 1.4 countable/numerable (auction) subasta (feminine), remate (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina)
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    • She regularly holds sales and other fundraising events and has raised thousands of pounds.
    • Half of the total has been collected from auctions, sales, coffee mornings and other events at the church in Otley Road.
    • The next fundraising event is an indoor sale to be held at Melksham Labour Club on February 22.
  • 2 (in phrases/en locuciones) for sale for sale se vende that vase is not for sale ese jarrón no está en venta or no se vende to put sth up for sale poner* algo en venta or a la venta on sale (American English/inglés norteamericano) (at reduced price) toys are on sale this week esta semana los juguetes están rebajados or en liquidación I bought the dress on sale compré el vestido rebajado on sale for $25, reduced from $45 rebajado de 45 a 25 dólares (British English/inglés británico) (offered for sale) antique dolls will be on sale se venderán muñecas antiguas on sale now at leading stores ya está a la venta en los principales comercios the collection goes on sale next month (at auction) la colección se subastará or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) se rematará el mes que viene the new model goes on sale this week el nuevo modelo sale a la venta esta semana (on) sale or return (British English/inglés británico) en depósito, en consignación the goods are supplied (on) sale or return entregan las mercancías en depósito or en consignación
  • 3 (clearance) rebajas (feminine plural), liquidación (feminine) end of season sale rebajas or liquidación de fin de temporada going-out-of-business o (British English/inglés británico) closing-down sale rebajas por liquidación del negocio, liquidación por cierre I bought it at a sale o in the sales lo compré en una liquidación or en las rebajas (before noun/delante del nombre) [price] de liquidación sale items o goods artículos (masculine plural) de liquidación
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    • The average price recorded from the time the sales started in the period under review was $1.89 per kilogramme.
    • Then (this is one from earlier today) I might be asked to choose a date for a chain of shops to start their sales.
    • There are long, lingering closing down sales at the two rental shops nearest to my flat, and the local Blockbuster is emptier every time I go there.
  • 4
    (sales plural)
    4.1 (volume sold) (volumen (masculine) de) ventas (feminine plural); (before noun/delante del nombre) [figures/promotion/campaign] de ventas sales forecast previsión (feminine) de ventas 4.2 (department) (+ singular or plural verb/+ verbo en singular o plural) ventas (followed by singular verb/seguido por verbo en singular) she works in sales trabaja en ventas (before noun/delante del nombre) [department/manager/executive] de ventas the sales force el personal de ventas, los vendedores sales prospect candidato, (masculine, feminine), posible cliente, (masculine, feminine) sales target objetivo (masculine) de ventas
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    • We play but a support role in the most important aspect of the promotional products business: sales.
    • Each of these groups has its own business manager, sales manager and product development manager.
    • The retail sales report can be compared to the sales activity of a publicly traded company.
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    • The overall annual quantity of our beef sales to Egypt when translated into live cattle equivalent amounts to 450,000 animals.
    • But when prices fall, sales generally increase, offsetting some of the decrease in revenue.
    • The fear is that corporate profits have been boosted by cost cutting, not increased sales and prices from a revival of the economy.

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