- Salesmanship is defined as the level of skill you have in convincing people to buy or in persuading people to do something.
- A worker at a car dealership who sells the most cars month after month is an example of a person with great salesmanship skills.
- A manager who successfully motivates a staff to take on and accomplish a project on which they may be reluctant to work is an example of a person with great salesmanship skills.
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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
the ability, skill, or technique of selling
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