sales

sales

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English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /seɪlz/
  • Homophone: sails
  • Rhymes: -eɪlz
  • Hyphenation: sales

Noun

sales pl (plural only)

  1. plural of sale
  2. The activities involved in selling goods or services.
  3. The amount or value of goods and services sold.

Usage notes

  • Often used attributively.

Anagrams

  • LSASE, SEALs, Seals, assle, lases, salse, seals

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈsa.ləs/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈsa.les/

Noun

sales

  1. plural of sala

Verb

sales

  1. second-person singular present indicative form of salar

Chinese

Etymology

Borrowed from English sales.

Pronunciation

Noun

sales

  1. (Hong Kong Cantonese) salesperson
    • Sales好辛苦㗎喎,又要跑數,又要對客 [Cantonese, trad.]
      Sales好辛苦㗎㖞,又要跑数,又要对客 [Cantonese, simp.]
      From: 2015, 東尼, 爆數——香港人的銷售天書, page 9
      zou6 seu1 si2 hou2 san1 fu2 gaa3 wo3, jau6 jiu3 paau2 sou3, jau6 jiu3 deoi3 haak3 [Jyutping]
      Being a salesperson is really hard; you have to meet the quotas and meet with clients
    • 十月份應該請同事、保安、清潔女工、專櫃sales食乜東東 [Literary Cantonese, trad.]
      十月份应该请同事、保安、清洁女工、专柜sales食乜东东 [Literary Cantonese, simp.]
      From: 2016, 莊偉忠, 不離地的CEO, page 80
      sap6 jyut6 fan6 jing1 goi1 ceng2 tung4 si6, bou2 on1, cing1 git3 neoi5 gung1, zyun1 gwai6 seu1 si2 sik6 mat1 dung1 dung1 [Jyutping]
      In October, what should I treat my colleagues, security, cleaning ladies and salespeople at the counters to?
    • 如果當年我一直滿足現狀,今日情況應該跟很多同期的sales朋友差不多,職級和薪酬已到達天花板的中高層位置,手下可能有十個八個sales [Literary Cantonese, trad.]
      如果当年我一直满足现状,今日情况应该跟很多同期的sales朋友差不多,职级和薪酬已到达天花板的中高层位置,手下可能有十个八个sales [Literary Cantonese, simp.]
      From: 2016, 郭釗, HEA富學:一天只做 2 小時的創富方程式, page 50
      jyu4 gwo2 dong1 nin4 ngo5 jat1 zik6 mun5 zuk1 jin6 zong6, gam1 jat6 cing4 fong3 jing1 goi1 gan1 han2 do1 tung4 kei4 dik1 seu1 si2 pang4 jau5 caa1 bat1 do1, zik1 kap1 wo4 san1 cau4 ji5 dou3 daat6 tin1 faa1 baan2 dik1 zung1 gou1 cang4 wai6 zi3, sau2 haa6 ho2 nang4 jau5 sap6 go3 baat3 go3 seu1 si2 [Jyutping]
      If I were always satisfied with the situation then, my situation today should be similar to many of my friends who were salespeople around the same time as me, their positions and salaries already at the ceiling mid-high position, with 10 or 8 salespeople under them

Synonyms

  • 售貨員售货员 (shòuhuòyuán)
  • 推銷員推销员 (tuīxiāoyuán)

French

Verb

sales

  1. second-person singular present indicative of saler
  2. second-person singular present subjunctive of saler

Adjective

sales

  1. plural of sale

Anagrams

  • lasse, lassé, lésas

Interlingua

Noun

sales

  1. plural of sal

Latin

Noun

salēs

  1. nominative plural of sāl
  2. accusative plural of sāl
  3. vocative plural of sāl

References

  • sales in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)

Norman

Adjective

sales pl

  1. plural of sale

Old Spanish

Noun

sales f pl

  1. plural of sal

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsales/, [ˈsa.les]

Etymology 1

See salir

Verb

sales

  1. Informal second-person singular () present indicative form of salir.

Etymology 2

See sal

Noun

sales f pl

  1. plural of sal

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