Assignment On Salesmanship Definition

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salesman +‎ -ship


salesmanship (countable and uncountable, pluralsalesmanships)

  1. The skills and knowledge of how to sell.
    The professional dealer's salesmanship was incredible, I was just looking but he managed to convince me to buy three times what I was considering buying over the next six months.
    • 2012 April 29, Nathan Rabin, “TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “Treehouse of Horror III” (season 4, episode 5; originally aired 10/29/1992)”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name)‎[1]:
      The idea of a merchant selling both totems of pure evil and frozen yogurt (he calls it frogurt!) is amusing in itself, as is the idea that frogurt could be cursed, but it’s really the Shopkeeper’s quicksilver shift from ominous doomsaying to chipper salesmanship that sells the sequence.
  2. (Britain, marketing, business) A position as salesman.

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  • Attracting top talent to these destinations requires endless salesmanship, creativity and endless coaching.

    —mac engel, star-telegram, "Pittsburgh's mistake a lesson for TCU, Baylor, Texas Tech and others | Fort Worth Star-Telegram,"8 Mar. 2018

  • That means there has to be a bit of salesmanship that goes on when players meet with teams behind closed doors.

    —tim bielik,, "Ohio State's Jamarco Jones reacts to Billy Price's possible injury: Five things from the 2018 NFL combine,"11 Jan. 2018

  • To see how Kennedy Space Center is reinventing itself is to see how the engineering and salesmanship go hand in hand.

    —joe pappalardo, Popular Mechanics, "The Rebirth of Cape Canaveral,"10 July 2015

  • Trump is banking on his salesmanship to overcome the bill’s dismal poll numbers.

    —noah bierman,, "Trump notches first big legislative win with tax cut bill — but it's far from his populist promises,"21 Dec. 2017

  • Trump represents the perfection of such salesmanship (the old religious energy turned to pure venality), in which the goal of the deal supersedes truth itself.

    —lance morrow, National Review, "Ulysses Grant’s America and Ours,"2 Nov. 2017

  • Sinclair Lewis’s Elmer Gantry became the model of Evangelical salesmanship.

    —lance morrow, National Review, "Ulysses Grant’s America and Ours,"2 Nov. 2017

  • This prominence was the result of efforts by Adolph Ochs, the owner of the Chattanooga Times, who came to New York in 1896 and through determination and salesmanship managed to gain control of the failing New York Times.

    —alex s. jones, Town & Country, "Will the Rivalry Between the Washington Post and New York Times Save Journalism?,"9 Aug. 2017

  • Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Donald Trump’s communications director was Trumpism distilled, so pure a concentrate of wocka-wocka salesmanship and aggro preening that the West Wing could contain him for only so long.

    —katy waldman, Slate Magazine, "Remembering Trump’s communications director, who was somehow more Trumpish than Trump himself.,"31 July 2017

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