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 Helstien faces a list price of nearly $20,000 a month for his cancer pills, although his out-of-pocket cost with insurance is much lower. Los Angeles Times, "Column: Here’s why a COVID-19 vaccine could end up costing you a small fortune," 21 Apr. 2020 Normally, the Original Tall boots retail for $150, while the Original Shorts have a list price of $100. Shayna Murphy, USA TODAY, "You can get the iconic Hunter rain boots for 50% off right now," 17 Apr. 2020 Ryan was hired to sell a two-bedroom, two-bath condo on Manhattan's Upper West Side after the owners were unable to sell it with another agent at a list price of $1.3 million. Anna Bahney, CNN, "How to sell your 'ugly' house when no one is biting," 8 Feb. 2020 With an average list price of more than $16 million, a strong curiosity for lavish lifestyles is clearly on display. Michael Kolomatsky, New York Times, "The Most Popular Properties of 2019," 26 Dec. 2019 The net price of drugs — that’s the list price minus rebates and other reductions — is being squeezed, and the pressure won’t let up. James C. Robinson, STAT, "Mending the broken social contract for pharmaceutical pricing and innovation," 13 Mar. 2020 However, PBMs often obtain rebates or discounts on the list price. Nyamekye Daniel, Washington Examiner, "Georgia lawmakers sign off on pharmacy benefit managers crackdown," 6 Mar. 2020 Fredericksburg: 750 Creel Creek / list price: $13.9 million: This Mediterranean-style, 11,388-square-foot estate features multi-level swimming pools, a rooftop terrace and an 850-square-foot stone barn. Darla Guillen Gilthorpe, Houston Chronicle, "Big real estate in small Texas towns," 28 Jan. 2020 After being listed as out of stock for much of Monday, the on Monday evening was selling purple-and-gold Bryant jerseys for the typical $300 list price. Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, "Kobe Bryant jerseys in short supply after ex-NBA star's death," 28 Jan. 2020

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1871, in the meaning defined above

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“List price.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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

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