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noun mark·up \ˈmärk-ˌəp\

Definition of markup

  1. 1 :  an amount added to the cost price to determine the selling price; broadly :  profit

  2. 2 :  a U.S. Congressional committee session at which a bill is put into final form before it is reported out

Examples of markup in a Sentence

  1. The retail markup on their products is 25 percent.

  2. selling used cars at high markups

1916

First Known Use of markup

1916


MARKUP Defined for English Language Learners

markup

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noun mark·up \ˈmärk-ˌəp\

Definition of markup for English Language Learners

  • : an amount added to the price of something : the difference between the cost of producing something and its selling price



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