Definitions

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  • adjective Not of or pertaining to selling.
  • adjective Not part of a sale where goods are discounted.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ sale

Examples

  • Below the elevated sphere of Hermès International and LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, nearly every apparel retailer is reducing the price of nonsale items.

    Challenge for Retailers: Shrink to Fit

  • This nonsale sale isn't a fluky one-time thing like the tax dodge we discussed last year when Times Mirror in effect traded income-producing property to its controlling Chandler family in return for Times Mirror stock.

    If It Quacks Like A Sale . . .

  • A nonsale might suit the U.K. government, which still owns 35% of British Energy.

    What is British Energy Worth?

  • A special committee of independent directors said Friday it will review the company's nonsale options including its "dividend policy" and "all aspects of the Company's operations and management."

    Maguire Properties Drops 'For Sale' Sign Due to Lack of Offers

  • For one-way flights less than 800 kilometers or about 500 miles, for example, the airline no longer offers nonsale fares lower than $69.

    US Airways Loss is Airlines' Latest

  • Viacom won't say how much taxable income this nonsale sale would generate if it were a sale.

    $600 Million Man

  • THE TAX-AVOIDANCE TANGOWatch Times Mirror's Chandler family dance around the tax laws by making a nonsale sale of some of their stock. l Institution: Times Mirror and Chandler Trusts set up a new partnership, TMCT, that's owned jointly by company and family.

    Don't Try This At Home

  • In January it added a fuel surcharge on its nonsale fares and has made other fare increases.

    ATA Shutdown Signals

  • Times Mirror put in $1.235 billion, consisting of $635 million of cash from last year's nonsale sales and $600 million of securities purchased from real-estate investment trusts.

    The Tax-Avoidance Tango

  • US Airways will also eliminate more of its lowest nonsale fares.

    US Airways Loss is Airlines' Latest

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