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A person or organization that relinquishes ownership of some asset in exchange for some monetary compensation. 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. A seller is distinguished by the fact that he/she receives payment, as opposed to a buyer, who gives payment, or a donor, who relinquishes an asset for free. See also: Buyer.


a supplier of a GOOD, SERVICE or FINANCIAL SECURITY. In the first two cases, a broad distinction can be made between suppliers of goods and services such as raw materials, components, plant and equipment which are used to produce other products (that is, suppliers of industrial products) and sellers of products for personal consumption (that is, suppliers of consumer products).

The distinction between these two groups is important in terms of the application of appropriate MARKETING STRATEGIES.

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Access to the Sella Ronda is via a short chairlift and the Danterceppies telecabin, then it's miles of no-brainer skiing.
Sagittal and coronal images with a small field of view in thin sections ([less than or equal to] 3 mm) are obtained through the sella turcica to include the parasellar structures, including the suprasellar cistern, cavernous sinuses, Meckel's cave and hypothalamus.
Sella, who will be joining the Israeli army for six years when he finishes his computer and mathematics course, said: "People in Birmingham were very warm and welcoming to us.
The Italian cycling federation revealed on Tuesday that Sella had failed a test carried out by the International Cycling Union (UCI) but did not identify the banned substance, which Italian media reported was the blood-booster EPO.
Sella, a climbing specialist who won three stages of the Giro en route to the maglia verde, is the second CSF Group-Navigare rider to fall foul of doping controls this year.
Next generation digital cameras are experiencing an amalgamation of imaging and low power wireless," said Sella.
Sella, who was transferred to Havana two years ago from Morocco, said Cuba represents a "very big potential" for French investors compared to other Caribbean islands, "but there's a special situation here because Cuba is isolated" and hasn't opened its economy enough.
1-7) Arachnoid cysts that arise within the sella are less common and tend to cause pituitary hypofunction by virtue of the empty sella syndrome, as well as slow development of visual problems as the cysts expand into the suprasellar area.
Yoram Sella, product manger based in Tel Aviv, added that sugar levels andl shelf life were looking good, and there were now plans to develop new varieties.
1) Established in 1886 by members of the Sella family, Bank continues to be controlled by the Sella family through several non- operating holding companies.
A spinner dolphin, Stenella longirostris, from the Gulf of Mexico has both an anterior and a posterior clinoid process bordering its sella turcica.
Their first three tries and all opening 22 points came from astutely purchased overseas players, Sella, Constable and Johnson and Lynagh, the latter as reliable as ever with the boot