public sale


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Recent Examples on the Web Spirit’s initial public sale was in 2011, a year stung by higher fuel prices and slow economic growth., "Airline stocks may be ready for takeoff on hopes of post-pandemic travel rebound," 15 Apr. 2021 There will be no public sale of tickets for the tournament, March 10-13. Dom Amore,, "Big East will allow limited attendance for men’s basketball tournament, but no public ticket sale," 3 Mar. 2021 Shares in the company will go on public sale on Wednesday in a flotation that values the shoe brand at around 3.7 billion pounds ($5 billion). Pan Pylas, Star Tribune, "A new stage: Dr Martens valued at $5 billion in share sale," 29 Jan. 2021 The 3,000 Sugar Bowl tickets have been allotted in proportion to what the schools, sponsors and others would have received ordinarily, and there will be no public sale. Ted Lewis,, "Sugar Bowl gets Clemson vs. Ohio State in CFP semifinal," 20 Dec. 2020 There will be no general admission public sale of tickets for the state semifinals or state championship games. Scott Springer, The Enquirer, "OHSAA tournament: Four Greater Cincinnati soccer teams, 2 volleyball squads still in hunt," 9 Nov. 2020 There is no public sale of tickets for Sunday's game, and if capacity restrictions are changed in the coming weeks, tickets for future games likely will be offered only to season ticket holders. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Lions to host 500 fans at Ford Field vs. Indianapolis Colts," 29 Oct. 2020 In early October, the race would have been courting advance purchases and renewals, with a public sale later in the month. Nathan Brown, The Indianapolis Star, "IndyCar teams, tracks brace 2021's unknown: 'We need to remind everybody we're still here'," 2 Oct. 2020 Efforts to make the site a veterans service center and homeless shelter were repeatedly denied at the federal level, so in February the county voted to put the building up for public sale. Donovan Conaway,, "Westminster site of ‘NO ILLEAGLES’ graffiti again vandalized," 29 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of public sale

1641, in the meaning defined above

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18 Apr 2021

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“Public sale.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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