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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With a list price of $65 million, that's quite the return on value for the Kennedy family. Allen Kim, CNN, "Jackie Kennedy's Martha's Vineyard estate is on sale for $65 million," 28 June 2019 The sinks, shipped to Maryland from Malaysia, would’ve had a combined list price of over $1 million if authentic, according to CBP. Brittany Brown,, "Customs seized 333 pounds of cocaine at Port of Baltimore. Here's what's been seized at the port over the years.," 26 June 2019 The combination of 737-Max 8 and 737-Max 10 planes would cost $24 billion at list prices, though companies usually strike deals for discounts. CBS News, "Boeing sells its first 737 Max planes since deadly crashes," 18 June 2019 At the last air show, in 2017, orders for civil aircraft worth $115bn at list prices were made. The Economist, "A big fall in aircraft orders is expected at this year’s Paris Air Show," 17 June 2019 The companies, combined, unveiled deals for 959 aircraft valued at $141 billion based on list prices at the U.K.’s Farnborough air show during the month. Eliza Haverstock, The Seattle Times, "Boeing’s monthly 737 deliveries tumble to lowest since 2012 on factory jam," 14 Aug. 2018 Some patients are angry at Merck, saying there is no shortage of Keytruda, the company’s blockbuster immunotherapy drug that is used for several advanced cancers and has a list price of $150,000 a year. Laurie Mcginley, Washington Post, "Low prices of some lifesaving drugs make them impossible to get," 18 June 2019 Braftovi and Mektovi, which are taken together, each carry a monthly list price of approximately $11,000. Kimberly Chin, WSJ, "Pfizer to Buy Cancer Drug Maker Array BioPharma for $10.64 Billion," 17 June 2019 With a list price of £2.75 million ($3.5 million), the replicas are aimed at wannabe secret agents with cash to burn. Wire Service, The Mercury News, "Aston Martin DB5: James Bond car to fetch up to $6 million at Monterey auction," 13 June 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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