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

Definition of dealership

: an authorized sales agency an automobile dealership

Examples of dealership in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is no turning back from this growing trend, and any serious auction house or art gallery should consider redirecting its efforts and accept that the traditional model of art dealership is a thing of the past. Nouriel Gino Yazdinian, Forbes, "A Guide To Non-Fungible Tokens, The Future Of Art," 28 Apr. 2021 Over the years, Hamilton stayed in touch with several brothers, including Andrew Fusaiotti, now 52 and the owner of a car dealership in Mobile, Alabama, the Post reported. Rachel Desantis,, "LSU Frat Brothers Pay Off Mortgage of Beloved House Cook 30 Years Later: ‘The Most Giving Person'," 13 Apr. 2021 The tract is next to the Dallas Galleria office towers and was once the site of a Chevrolet dealership. Steve Brown, Dallas News, "Apartment project moves ahead next to Dallas Galleria," 10 Feb. 2021 In Mobile, for instance, the $7.4 million reconstruction of an old car dealership on St. Louis Street involved $1.1 million in state historic tax credits. al, "Alabama historic tax credit program fuels growth, sparks debate," 21 Mar. 2021 Also, the former Lynch auto dealership property at West Center and Spencer streets and Hartford Road recently was sold, Anderson said. Jesse Leavenworth,, "Manchester hotel proposed for conversion to apartment complex with pool, gym, easy highway access," 27 Feb. 2021 The photos included an image of every single auto dealership on Van Ness. Peter Hartlaub,, "The Chronicle archive is definitely haunted: A newsroom ghost story," 21 Oct. 2020 By observing negotiating at a major U.S. auto dealership chain, then looking at short-term and longer term sales. Lee Clifford, Fortune, "Being honest about car prices wins salespeople more business, study finds," 17 Oct. 2020 According to a statement from law firm Pierce Bainbridge, which is representing Rittenhouse, the teen heard the owner of a downtown auto dealership had called for help protecting his businesses, which had been damaged in the unrest. Washington Post, "In the midst of the fatal Kenosha shooting, one victim confronted the gunman with a skateboard," 30 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of dealership

1916, in the meaning defined above

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6 May 2021

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“Dealership.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of dealership

: a business that sells a specified kind of product

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