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price cutting

noun
1.
selling an article at a price under the usual or advertised price.
Also, price-cutting.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900

price-cut

[prahys-kuht] /ˈpraɪsˌkʌt/
verb (used with object), price-cut, price-cutting.
1.
to reduce the price of, especially to gain a competitive advantage.
Origin
1920-25
Related forms
price-cutter, noun
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  • The bill would penalize some forms of price cutting that benefit consumers.
  • Slackened demands prompted price cutting and eventual temporary shut- down of some facilities.
  • What is even worse is that this drastic price cutting was in vain.

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