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undersell

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verb, un·der·sell \ˌən-dər-ˈsel\

Simple Definition of undersell

  • : to sell goods for a lower price than (another person or company)

  • : to be sold at a lower price than (something else)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of undersell

undersoldplay \-ˈsōld\underselling

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to sell articles cheaper than <undersell a competitor> <we will not be undersold>

  3. 2 :  to sell cheaper than <imported cars that undersell domestic ones>

Examples of undersell in a sentence

  1. They promised to undersell their competitors.

  2. We will not be undersold.

  3. imported cars that undersell domestic models



1622

First Known Use of undersell

1622


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