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[mahrk-doun] /ˈmɑrkˌdaʊn/
noun
1.
a reduction in price, usually to encourage buying.
2.
the amount by which a price is reduced.
Origin of markdown
Americanism; noun use of verb phrase mark down
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British Dictionary definitions for markdown

markdown

/ˈmɑːkˌdaʊn/
noun
1.
a price reduction
verb
2.
(transitive, adverb) to reduce in price
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