bargain-priced

bargain-priced UK US adjective COMMERCE
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Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • bargain-priced — adjective costing less than standard price (Freq. 1) buying bargain priced clothes for the children cut rate goods • Syn: ↑cut rate, ↑cut price • Similar to: ↑cheap, ↑inexpensi …   Useful english dictionary

  • bargain — {{11}}bargain (n.) mid 14c., business transaction or agreement, also that which is acquired by bargaining, from O.Fr. bargaine, from bargaignier (see BARGAIN (Cf. bargain) (v.)). Meaning article priced for special sale is from 1899. A bargain… …   Etymology dictionary

  • bargain-basement — adj 1. cheap, inferior, tatty, Sl. schlock, Sl. rinky dink, Sl. crummy, Inf. chintzy, Sl. cheesy; second rate, third rate, Inf. dime store; gaudy, gimcrack, tasteless, Inf. tacky. 2. reasonable, inexpensive, low priced, moderately priced, priced… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • bargain-basement — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: bargain basement : markedly cheap or inexpensive a bill to … sell it to them at bargain basement rates A.J.Liebling * * * /bahr geuhn bays meuhnt/, adj. 1. very low priced. 2. noticeably lacking in quality; …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bargain Purchase — Financial assets acquired for less than fair market value. In a bargain purchase business combination, a corporate entity is acquired by another for an amount that is less than the fair market value of its net assets. Current accounting rules for …   Investment dictionary

  • bargain-basement — /bahr geuhn bays meuhnt/, adj. 1. very low priced. 2. noticeably lacking in quality; inferior. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • bargain-basement — bar′gain base′ment adj. 1) low priced 2) shoddy • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • price — A fixed value of something. Prices are usually expressed in monetary terms. In a free market, prices are set as a result of the interaction of supply and demand in a market; when demand for a product increases and supply remains constant, the… …   Financial and business terms

  • cheap — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Low in relative price] Syn. inexpensive, low priced, reasonable, economical, affordable, moderate, family size, economy size, economy, budget, utility (grade), reduced, marked down, discounted, depreciated, slashed,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Fashions — ▪ 2009       The faltering global economy determined the direction of fashion during 2008. Initially, the euro s significant appreciation against the dollar proved a boon to style conscious travelers who, visiting the U.S. from abroad as the year …   Universalium

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