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salesmanship

[seylz-muh n-ship] /ˈseɪlz mənˌʃɪp/
noun
1.
the technique of selling a product:
They used a promotional gimmick that was the last word in salesmanship.
2.
adeptness at creating interest in new ideas, products, methods, etc.:
The only ingredient lacking in the system was salesmanship.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; salesman + -ship; cf. -manship
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salesmanship

/ˈseɪlzmənʃɪp/
noun
1.
the technique, skill, or ability of selling
2.
the work of a salesman
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