clearance sale

UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "clearance sale":
singular clearance sale plural clearance sales
an occasion when a shop sells things at very low prices in order to get rid of all of them, usually because it is going to stop doing business

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • clearance sale — ➔ sale * * * clearance sale UK US noun [C] (also clearance [C or U]) COMMERCE ► an event at a store, during which it sells products at a lower price than usual in order to get rid of them: »Save up to 60% on appliances during our storewide… …   Financial and business terms

  • clearance sale — clearance sales N COUNT A clearance sale is a sale in which the goods in a shop are sold at reduced prices, because the shopkeeper wants to get rid of them quickly or because the shop is closing down …   English dictionary

  • Clearance Sale — is a pricing game on the American television game show The Price Is Right . Debuting on the Season 27 premiere on September 22, 1998 (originally indended for September 21), it is played for three prizes, usually valued between $500 and $3,000.… …   Wikipedia

  • clearance sale — n. a sale to get rid of old merchandise and make room for new * * * …   Universalium

  • clearance sale — n. a sale to get rid of old merchandise and make room for new …   English World dictionary

  • clearance sale — n an occasion when goods in a shop are sold cheaply in order to get rid of them …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • clearance sale — clearance ,sale noun count an occasion when a store sells things at very low prices in order to get rid of all of them, usually because it is going to stop doing business …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • clearance sale — noun a sale to reduce inventory • Syn: ↑inventory clearance sale • Hypernyms: ↑sale, ↑cut rate sale, ↑sales event * * * noun, pl ⋯ sales [count] : a sale in which prices are lowered in order to sell things quickly and make room for new items …   Useful english dictionary

  • clearance sale — general sale, sale intended to sell an entire inventory …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clearance sale — /ˈklɪərəns seɪl/ (say klearruhns sayl) noun a sale (def. 4) held to clear stock, especially that which is shop soiled or out of date …   Australian English dictionary

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