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reserve price

Origin of reserve price
1915-20 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for reserve-price

reserve price

the minimum price acceptable to the owner of property being auctioned or sold Also called (esp Scot and US) upset price
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Contemporary definitions for reserve-price

a minimum price set for a property to be sold at auction; the price at or below which a seller reserves the right to withdraw a property from sale in an auction

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