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Sell

To relinquish ownership of some asset in exchange for some monetary compensation. Selling may take any of several forms. In a cash sale, the seller receives cash or a cash equivalent immediately in exchange for the asset. In a credit sale, the seller surrenders ownership immediately in exchange for future payment, often with interest. An example of a sale is a simple transaction involving widgets. If the seller is willing to accept $2 per widget and the buyer wishes to purchase 100 widgets, then the seller gives to the buyer 100 widgets and in their place receives $200. See also: Buy.

sell

To dispose of an asset. Compare buy.

sell

see SELLING.
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Without a word the one who wants cocaine, knowing the ropes, places the exact change in the hands of a man who has it to sell. He knows better than to ask for it; he wouldn't get it if he did."(27) Sellers also employed intermediaries (both formally and informally) to screen potential customers.
If you propose to sell the "building" only (the most common method) and to use the proceeds to liquidate any outstanding debts, do not include a balance sheet.
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