price discrimination

the practice of offering identical goods to different buyers at different prices, when the goods cost the same.

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price discrimination
economics the setting of different prices to be charged to different consumers or in different markets for the same goods or services

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Main Entry:  price discrimination
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the act of selling the same product at different prices to different buyers to maximum sales and profits's 21st Century Lexicon
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Example sentences
The way to smooth demand, therefore, is to use price discrimination to even out the peaks and the troughs.
Such prohibited transactions include the below cost sale of milk and price discrimination.
The economist's traditional explanation for bundling is that it is an effective tool for price discrimination.
Absent price discrimination, a relevant market is described by a product or group of products and a geographic area.
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