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sell out

1. Of a stock of something, to be sold completely. The tickets sold out in a matter of minutes. I've been trying to find the toy Janet wants for Christmas, but every store is sold out.
2. To abandon or betray one's espoused principles or cause, especially in the pursuit of profit or personal advantage. Many of his fans felt he sold out when he signed on to a major record label.
See also: out, sell

sold out

[of a product] completely sold with no more items remaining; [of a store] having no more of a particular product. The tickets were sold out so we couldn't go to the concert. I wanted new shoes like yours, but they were sold out.
See also: out, sold
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Following last week's announcement of multiple sell-outs in Boston, New York and Toronto, tickets for each of the additional cities put on sale this weekend are also now sold out.
SOLD Out, which republishes oldish PC games at the giveaway price of pounds 4.
We have sold out for the Scotland and France games and more than 50,00 tickets have already gone for the Italy match.
This has enabled the Erie Times-News to physically map the areas where subscriber no-pays exist and where single copy subscriptions are regularly sold out or returned.
Many screenings for tonight, tomorrow and Sunday have sold out.