salesmanship

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noun sales·man·ship \-ˌship\

Definition of salesmanship

  1. 1 :  the skill or art of selling

  2. 2 :  ability or effectiveness in selling or in presenting persuasively political salesmanship

1880

First Known Use of salesmanship

1880


SALESMANSHIP Defined for English Language Learners

salesmanship

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noun sales·man·ship \-ˌship\

Definition of salesmanship for English Language Learners

  • : the skill of persuading people to buy things or to accept or agree to something

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