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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbest-sellerˌbest-ˈsel‧ler, bestseller /ˌbestˈselə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  TCNa popular product, especially a book, that many people buy His new book went straight to number one on the best-seller list. The game is already a bestseller in Japan.best-selling adjective [only before noun] a best-selling author the UK’s best-selling album
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best-sellerAlready a best-seller in Japan, Quovis comes out in English later this year.Jackson's has bought the rights, and Jackson's could make a Coptic dictionary into a best-seller if they tried.It still a best-seller around the world.Every year there's a toy that becomes a hard-to-find best-seller.Her book has been an international best-seller for over a decade.One section is stuffed full of reviewer's copies of the latest best-sellers.Publishers of best-sellers have something to gain from discounting if volumes rise enough to make up for it.I guess everyone at one time or another has read an enjoyable book and then daydreamed about writing his own best-seller.Nader's book, Unsafe at Any Speed, became a surprise best-seller.J K Rowling's 'Harry Potter' books were number one on the best-seller list for months.He offers brand-new tomes from the New York Times best-seller list at exactly half off - with no tax to pay.best-seller listThe survey indicates that best-seller lists are far less important to consumers than the allocation of media coverage to best-sellers would suggest.The close link in Britain between television series and the best-seller lists is not reflected worldwide.Coffee-table books rarely make the best-seller list.A funny thing happened to Jane Mendelsohn on the way to the best-seller list.The novel, published by Simon and Schuster, tops the best-seller list for paperbacks.He offers brand-new tomes from the New York Times best-seller list at exactly half off - with no tax to pay.The book, published last month, has been on the New York Times best-seller list for six weeks.
From Longman Business Dictionarybest sellerˌbest ˈseller, best-seller noun [countable]MARKETING a very popular book or other product, that many people buyThe book has been on the New York Times fiction best-seller list for more than 30 weeks.The company’s best sellers are its biotechnology drugs.best-selling adjective [only before a noun]America’s best-selling pickup truck
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