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asking price

the price originally demanded by the seller, as before any reduction resulting from bargaining, discount, etc.
Origin of asking price
1745-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • But he did have to bring in partners and cash from his extensive properties around the city to meet the asking price.
  • If that is really the legitimate model, the asking price seems about right.
  • We emptied it out and painted it and sold it for over asking price.
  • Center operates from seller-owned building, asking price for building is balance on mortgage.
  • The asking price obviously reflected its status as a tourist attraction.
  • For a time, the peccadillo reportedly cut in half her asking price for ad work.
  • They don't ask any questions about the item and offer the seller full asking price.
  • The current owner is a willing seller to the park but his asking price is well above fair market value.
  • There were no other statistical differences among the proportion of new condominium units by asking price range.
  • Often, no questions are asked since the seller is so delighted that the buyer has offered the asking price.
British Dictionary definitions for asking price

asking price

the price suggested by a seller but usually considered to be subject to bargaining
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