a sale held as a result of a judicial order.
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- forced vital capacity,
Origin of forced sale
An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for forced sale
I got as many of Stillhausen's effects as I wanted at forced-sale rates; a good deal I didn't want.The Debit Account|Oliver Onions