price cutting

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


Origin:
1895–1900

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price-cut

[prahys-kuht]
verb (used with object), price-cut, price-cutting.
to reduce the price of, especially to gain a competitive advantage.

Origin:
1920–25

price-cutter, noun
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Example sentences
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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