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.

Recent Examples on the Web

Around 100 of Pfizer’s drugs got higher list prices this week, the Financial Times first reported. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, "Pfizer raises prices on 100 drugs—again—despite backlash from public, lawmakers," 3 July 2018 Some of these new treatments have extraordinarily high list prices. Edward Abrahams, STAT, "A focus on cost instead of value threatens the future of personalized medicine," 23 May 2018 As listing prices rise across the board on homes for sale in Metro Orlando, prospective buyers trying to squeeze the most out of their dollar might try a low offer. Bill Zimmerman,, "Houses for cheap can be had if low offers are carefully made," 21 May 2018 That’s a deal of about $5.6 billion at list prices, although customary discounts would bring the total down to about $2.9 billion based on estimates from aircraft valuation firm Avitas . Anurag Kotoky, The Seattle Times, "Boeing gets a jump on air show with two big jet deals," 25 June 2018 Despite presenting clinical data that impressed scientists and physicians, Regeneron’s treatment has fallen behind sales estimates as payers have balked at its $37,000-a-year list price. Damian Garde, STAT, "Amgen’s new migraine drug will cost 30 percent less than Wall Street expected," 17 May 2018 Airbus Group SE signed off on a contract with Iran for 100 jetliners, worth about $19 billion at list prices, while Boeing Co. and Iran's Aseman airline signed a $3 billion agreement for 30 737 Max jets. Ksenia Galouchko, Houston Chronicle, "Investors in oil stocks can thank Trump for Iran jitters," 8 May 2018 Azar has been clear about his focus on list prices, which are set by pharmaceutical manufacturers and play a major role in determining how much everyone — including patients — pay for drugs. Erin Mershon, STAT, "What Pfizer, Trump, and consumers got out of a surprising deal — and what they didn’t," 11 July 2018 To see homes for sale in the Houston area with listing prices from $160,000 to $165,000, go through the photos in the gallery above. Heather Leighton, Houston Chronicle, "Here's the annual salary needed to afford a home in Houston, study says," 8 Mar. 2018

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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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