deal·​er·​ship | \ ˈdē-lər-ˌship How to pronounce dealership (audio) \

Definition of dealership

: an authorized sales agency an automobile dealership

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But even inland dealerships are bracing for damage. Paul Wiseman, Fox News, "Closed ports, lost power: How storm could hurt area economy," 13 Sep. 2018 Fans were shocked when news broke Monday that XXXTentacion was shot and killed outside a motorcycle dealership about 15 miles north of Fort Lauderdale Monday. Gina Martinez, Time, "Convicted Car Thief Arrested in XXXTentacion Murder Investigation," 21 June 2018 Countless Russian businesses — from online language schools to car dealerships — reported that their web services were down because of the communication watchdog’s moves to bloc networks. Washington Post, "Russia admits to blocking millions of IP addresses," 18 Apr. 2018 Porsche says the Mission E is expected in dealership within five years. Fox News, "Five highlights from the Frankfurt auto show," 17 Sep. 2015 Image The police in Florida have arrested a second suspect in the killing of the 20-year-old rapper XXXTentacion, who was shot in broad daylight while leaving a motorcycle dealership on June 18. Joe Coscarelli, New York Times, "Second Suspect Arrested in Killing of Rapper XXXTentacion," 11 July 2018 Lattouf joined the Acura dealership in 2000 and had been serving as general manager. Sandra Baker, star-telegram, "Well-known North Texas car dealer files bankruptcy as he faces lawsuit by two investors | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 22 May 2018 The economy will wax and wane; dealerships will close; others will open. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, "How to Become a Skilled Tradesperson," 13 Mar. 2019 Since 2003, King Size Bows has supplied all Lexus’s bows, both in commercials and dealerships. Aditi Shrikant, Vox, "Does anyone really buy the giant car bows you see in every commercial?," 18 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of dealership

1916, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dealership was in 1916

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English Language Learners Definition of dealership

: a business that sells a specified kind of product

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