forced sale

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n forced sale a sale of property by the sheriff under authority of a court's writ of execution in order satisfy an unpaid obligation
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Forced sale a sale compelled by a creditor
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scand., Ice. sala.

Usage

In literature:

Shipload after shipload of those who surrendered were sent over sea for sale into forced labour in Jamaica and the West Indies.
"History of the English People, Volume VI (of 8)" by John Richard Green
But his health had broken down, and he had been forced to give up his act and had advertised his seals for sale.
"Joe Strong, the Boy Fish" by Vance Barnum
It had forced itself up in public opinion without forcing itself up in sale.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
Do you know your place is to be disposed of by forced sale day after to-morrow?
"Lord Stranleigh Abroad" by Robert Barr
The unexpected sale of the house in Twenty-first Street had forced me to new quarters; I was at that moment in Twenty-fourth Street.
"Life on the Stage" by Clara Morris
The stock wouldn't bring at a forced sale to-day half what it should be worth.
"Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager" by Burt L. Standish
The sales-force is as truly a part of the labor-force of a corporation as are the mechanics.
"The Value of Money" by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
There is no clear-cut distinction between dealers in commodities and bankers, for the dealers are forced to finance most of their own sales.
"Readings in Money and Banking" by Chester Arthur Phillips
In a manner the sale was forced.
"History of American Socialisms" by John Humphrey Noyes
Perhaps not much above half of it; for things at a forced sale don't bring their value.
"Trevlyn Hold" by Mrs. Henry Wood
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In news:

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The company has realigned its sales force to address the evolving geographical needs of its customers.
Dedicated Micros Announces Additional Sales Force .
ABB and Baldor plan to combine their US sales force s selling low- and medium-voltage industrial drives and electric motors.
ABB, Baldor combine sales force .
New hire expands Enviro-Solutions' sales force .
Franklin Machine Products (FMP) made several changes to its field sales force .
Mossy of Picayune announces addition to sales force .
PICAYUNE — Mossy of Picayune, located at 241 Frontage Road, announces the addition of Jim Eastridge to their sales force .
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