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seller

[sel-er] /ˈsɛl ər/
noun
1.
a person who sells; salesperson or vender.
2.
an article considered with reference to its sales:
one of the poorest sellers.
Origin
1150-1200
1150-1200; Middle English; see sell1, -er1
Related forms
reseller, noun
superseller, noun

sel

[sel] /sɛl/
noun, adjective, pronoun, Scot.
1.
self.
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Examples from the web for seller
  • If a physical object-a spade, say-is sold, the seller ceases to own it.
  • Taxes upon the sale of land fall altogether upon the seller.
  • If the containers lack drain holes in the bottom, drill them or ask the seller to do that.
  • One group was asked to imagine what the seller was thinking, and the other had to get in touch with what the seller was feeling.
  • The only thing they're extending is the seller's profit margin.
  • The challenge was not only to purchase artifacts, but to have the seller admit their provenance on public land.
  • But there is little doubt that the software will soon be a big seller in campus bookshops and in technology superstores.
  • Fewer jobs and more people on the prowl equal a seller's market, which drives salaries down.
  • If housing supply is low and demand is high, then they call that a seller's market.
  • He did not really know either the buyer or the seller.
British Dictionary definitions for seller

seller

/ˈsɛlə/
noun
1.
a person who sells
2.
an article to be sold: this item is always a good seller
3.
short for selling race

sel

/sɛl/
noun
1.
a Scot word for self
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Word Origin and History for seller
n.

c.1200, agent noun from sell (v.).

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Related Abbreviations for seller

SEL

  1. Kimpo Airport (Seoul, South Korea)
  2. Space Environment Laboratory
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