public sale
noun Date: 1641 auction 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • public sale — ➔ sale * * * public sale UK US noun [C] ► COMMERCE an occasion when goods or property are sold in an auction: »Brokers get tickets from sources as varied as public sales, walk in customers, and other brokers. ► [C] STOCK MARKET an occasion when a …   Financial and business terms

  • public sale — see sale Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. public sale …   Law dictionary

  • public sale — A sale made in pursuance of a notice, by auction or sheriff. See U.C.C. No. 2 706. See also judicial sale, above; sheriff s sale tax sale, below. + public sale Sale at auction of property upon notice to public of such. May result from e.g. tax… …   Black's law dictionary

  • public sale — A sale at auction to the highest bidder at which the public is given the opportunity to bid. Offredy v Huhla, 135 Conn 20, 60 A2d 779, 4 ALR2d 572. A sale at auction, made upon notice or invitation to the public so that the public be given the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • public sale — pub′lic sale′ com n. auction 1) • Etymology: 1670–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • public sale — auction (def. 1). [1670 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • public sale — noun : auction 1 * * * auction (def. 1). [1670 80] …   Useful english dictionary

  • public sale of property — index auction Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • issue for public sale — index publish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sale — n 1 a: the transfer of title to property from one party to another for a price; also: the contract of such a transaction see also short 1 2 compare barter, donation …   Law dictionary

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