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Definition of the noun fire sale

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noun

  1. a sale of assets at very low prices typically when the seller faces bankruptcy
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic terms: cut-rate sale / sale / sales event = an occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices
  2. a sale of merchandise supposedly damaged by fire
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic terms: cut-rate sale / sale / sales event = an occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices

Alternative definition of the noun fire sale

noun

  1. An emergency clearance sale at greatly reduced prices. Originally, a sale of product that had been damaged by fire or that could no longer be stored because the storage facility had been destroyed by fire necessitating immediate sale or loss of value.

Film

"Fire Sale" is a 1977 comedy film starring Alan Arkin as Ezra Fikus; Rob Reiner as his brother Russel; Vincent Gardenia as their father Benny; Sid Caesar as Benny's brother Sherman; Anjanette Comer as Marion; and Kay Medford as Ruth.

Writings

"Fire sale" is a book by Sara Paretsky, published in (11 years ago).

  • also known as "Fire Sale (V. I. Warshawski)", "Fire Sale (V.I. Warshawski Novels)", "Fire Sale (A V. I. Warshawski Novel)"
  • genres: Fiction, Mystery, Suspense
  • subject: Illinois

Music

"Fire Sale" is a musical album of Light the Fuse and Run.

  • released in (10 years ago)

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Fire sale

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Google previewDictionary of Finance, Investment and Banking (2016)

by E. Banks

FIRE SALE [COL] Liquidation of an ASSET at a distressed, or sharply DISCOUNTED, price. A fire sale may be required if an INVESTOR or company is in urgent need of cash resources. See also DISTRESSED ASSET, VULTURE BID .

Google previewFinancial Lexicon (2004)

A Compendium of Financial Definitions, Acronyms, and Colloquialisms by E. Banks

FIRE SALE [COL] Liquidation of an ASSET at a distressed, or sharply discounted, price. A fire sale may be required if an investor or company is in urgent need of cash resources. See also DISTRESSED ASSET, VULTURE BID. FIRM QUOTE A ...

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Banking and Finance

by Blackie

Fixed Exchange Rate Fire Sale Fire Sale A scenario in which the securities' prices in the financial markets are measured to be very low. Firm Order Order which can't be cancelled until a specified expiration date. Firm orders without any ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

clearance sale, liquidation, white sale , end-of-month sale; bargain basement or counter; closeout, fire sale, case sale; black market, gray market; garage, yard, or tag sale, flea market; close-out sale, ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

express mail, fairytale, farthingale, fingernail, fire sale, galin- gale, garage sale, ginger ale, Holy Grail, humpback whale, intervale, killer whale, martingale, monorail, montadale, nanoscale, nightingale, old wives' tale, paper trail, point-of- sale ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms (2010)

by V.S. Matyushenkov

fire sale esp. Am. a bargainsale: Helooked for business opportunities bankruptcies, joblots, mergers, fire sales S. Bellow., the church was having a fire sale D.

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

ror, -Z fire sale BR 'falo sell, -z AM 'fai(a)r sell, -z fire screen BR 'falo Skrin, -Z AM 'fai(a)r skrin, ...

Google previewThe Devil's Financial Dictionary (2015)

by Jason Zweig

FIRE SALE, n. and adj. The sale of an asset at a scorched price by someone who not long ago was burning to ...

Google previewCybersecurity Lexicon (2016)

by Luis Ayala

A Fire Sale is a plan to create chaos and an assault against a government, transportation, and economy by computer hackers. Much like the more common term meaning “everything must go.” Any and all computer-based systems are the ...

Google previewBooms and Busts: An Encyclopedia of Economic History from the First Stock Market Crash of 1792 to the Current Global Economic Crisis (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Economic History from the First Stock Market Crash of 1792 to the Current Global Economic Crisis by Mehmet Odekon

While revenues were down significantly during the first three quarters of 2008, the firm was still posting a modest profit, even as the financial crisis saw investment banks Lehman Brothers go bankrupt and Merrill Lynch bought out at fire sale ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Men's Wear ... with an Appendix Containing Sundry Useful Tables (1908)

The Uniforms of "ancient and Honorable" Independent Military Companies of the U. S.; Charts of Correct Dress, Livery, and So Forth by William Henry Baker

Fire sale — faky. Fire test — see Flame t. Firemen's cap — (New York) a dark blue cloth cap of navy pattern, with visor of black patent leather, with insignia of rank as prescribed by regulations. Firemen's dress coat — see Fire department ...

Google previewWebster's II New College Dictionary (2005)

by Webster's New World Dictionary, Editors Of Webster's II Dictionaries

fire sale n. A sale of fire-damaged commodities. fire screen n. FIREGUARD 1. fire ship n, A military vessel loaded with explosives and combustible material and set adrift among enemy ships or ...

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