list price


Definition of list price

: the basic price of an item as published in a catalog, price list, or advertisement before any discounts are taken

Examples of list price in a Sentence

The car's list price was $30,000, but the actual selling price was less. We were given a 10 percent discount off the list price.

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The value is based on list price, before customary discounts. Seattle Times Business Staff, The Seattle Times, "Farnborough deals of the day: Freighters and MAXs and regional jets galore," 17 July 2018 Drugmakers also say middlemen in the industry’s supply chain contribute to higher prices by taking cuts of the list price. Peter Loftus, WSJ, "A Billionaire Pledges to Fight High Drug Prices, and the Industry Is Rattled," 21 Oct. 2018 Pfizer’s heavily advertised nerve pain drug Lyrica has a monthly list price of $669. Linda A. Johnson, The Seattle Times, "US wants drug prices in TV ads: ‘Patients deserve to know’," 16 Oct. 2018 But instead of selling to the highest bidder, Bungalo will sell to the first bidder who is pre-qualified for the list price of the home. Jeff Andrews, Curbed, "New home flipping platform sells to the first bidder, not the highest," 19 Sep. 2018 Google Home Hub for $99 at Walmart (list price $149). Ars Staff, Ars Technica, "Dealmaster: Get post-Christmas deals on Amazon devices, iPads, and more," 27 Dec. 2018 In December 2016, for instance, the Airbus Group, a French aviation firm, won a contract to provide Iran’s national carrier, Iran Air, with 100 airplanes for approximately $19 billion at list prices. James Mcauley, Washington Post, "Europeans scramble to save Iran nuclear deal, but face new concerns over U.S. sanctions," 9 May 2018 Emirates signed a deal last week for 36 additional Airbus SE A380 aircraft, with 20 firm orders and 16 options worth $16 billion at list prices, handling the aircraft manufacturer the first orders for the model in more than two years. Archana Narayanan,, "Emirates Picks HSBC, Citi to Arrange $1 Billion Sukuk," 22 Jan. 2018 Both parties have called for more disclosure on drug prices, and the Trump administration has proposed requiring that companies include list prices in their television ads. Jared S. Hopkins, WSJ, "Drugmakers Raise Prices on Hundreds of Medicines," 1 Jan. 2019

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1871, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of list price

: the price of a product that is shown in a catalog, advertisement, etc.

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