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(sälā`), Arab. Sla, city (1994 pop. 579,850), NW Morocco, near Rabat. It has industries producing flour and fine carpets. The harbor was long a haven for pirates, who came to be called Sallee rovers.


town (1991 pop. 57,872), Trafford metropolitan district, W England. It is a residential suburb of Manchester, known for its cookies.


in law, transfer of ownership in return for money. An exchange of goods for goods is termed barter, but the distinction between sale and barter is mainly technical; laws that govern one govern the other equally. Sale and barter are distinguished from the giving of a giftgift,
in law, voluntary transfer of property from one person to another without any compensation for it and without any obligation of an agreement or contract. The one who gives is the donor; the one who receives the gift, the donee.
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, which involves no valuable consideration. Laws governing sales distinguish fundamentally between sales of real propertyproperty,
rights to the enjoyment of things of economic value, whether the enjoyment is exclusive or shared, present or prospective. The rightful possession of such rights is called ownership.
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 and sales of personal property. If nothing is said to the contrary, the law of sales is understood to be the law of sales of personal property, sales of real property being governed by real-estate law. Delivery of goods sold passes titletitle,
in law, the means by which the owner has just and legal possession of his or her property. It is distinct from the document (e.g., a deed) that is evidence of the title.
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 to the goods, even though full payment has not been made; the seller may sue for the amount due him, but cannot recover the goods. A contract may provide, however, that the goods, though delivered, remain the property of the seller until full payment for them has been made. By a contract, one may purchase goods not yet in existence, e.g., the crop that a farmer will grow in his field. Sales are governed by the Uniform Commercial Code in all U.S. jurisdictions, except Louisiana.
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a city on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, at the mouth of the Bou Regreg River; part of the capital city conurbation (Rabat-Salé Prefecture). Population, 155,600 (1971).

Salé has a railroad station and is a transportation, trade, and handicraft center. There is an international airport nearby. The city has enterprises of the canning, flour and vegetable-oil milling, and woodworking industries. Carpets and pottery are made by hand. The city was founded in the 11th century.

Salé is divided into the old and new sections. The old section, laid out in the form of a quadrangle, stretching from the northwest to the southeast, is enclosed by walls with numerous gates, the oldest of which is the Bab Mrisa (1260). Also in the old section are the Great Mosque, dating from the 11th century (reconstructed in the 12th century), and the Madrasa Abou-el-Hassan, Madrasa Bu ‘Inaniya, and the zawiya (religious complex) Zawiyat an-Nussak, all dating from the 14th century. To the south and east of the old city are the blocks of the new city.

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1. the exchange of goods, property, or services for an agreed sum of money or credit
2. the amount sold
3. the opportunity to sell; market
4. the rate of selling or being sold
a. an event at which goods are sold at reduced prices, usually to clear old stocks
b. (as modifier): sale bargains
6. an auction


1. a town in NW England, in Trafford unitary authority, Greater Manchester: a residential suburb of Manchester. Pop.: 55 234 (2001)
2. a city in SE Australia, in SE Victoria: centre of an agricultural region. Pop.: 12 854 (2001)
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"I am working with my cousin and eldest son who thank Allah did not die in the war to build a home with these simple materials," Abu Saal explained and added that since the world has "given up on Gaza," its inhabitants must take matters into their own hands.
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According to vom Saal, the second panel gave more weight to studies funded by the plastics industry.
Die wag aan die agterkant van die saal en by die groot deure na buite.
The all-natural ingredients Tom's uses appeal to consumers interested in the highest-quality foods, while the packaging, which Saal likens to an ice cream carton, allows home chefs to bake as many or as few cookies as desired, meeting the all-important need for convenience.
"The science is clear and the findings are not just scary, they are horrific," Vom Saal charges.
These seem to be pretty benign activities, but Fred vom Saal, a noted researcher in reproductive biology at the University of Missouri would disagree with that view.
"By offering a line of Pentium 4-M processor-based boards for a range of requirements, Force enables OEMs to design equipment for specific end markets-avoiding the trade off of performance for cost effectiveness," said Jochen Saal, Force product marketing manager.
"One of the biggest myths in this country is that plastics don't break down," says Frederick vom Saal, Ph.D., professor of biology at the University of Missouri in Columbia.
Hubert Saal, 72, Newsweek magazine's music and dance critic from 1964 until 1984, died on May 4, 1996.
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