tying

Definition of tying

present participle of tie

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“Tying.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tying. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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Kids Definition of tying

present participle of tie

tying

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ty·​ing

Legal Definition of tying

: of, relating to, or being an arrangement or agreement in which a seller will sell a product to a buyer only if the buyer will also buy another product also : of or being the product that will not be sold without the other

Note: A tying arrangement violates antitrust laws.

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