undersell

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verb un·der·sell \ˌən-dər-ˈsel\

Definition of undersell

undersold

play \ˌən-dər-ˈsōld\;

underselling

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to sell articles cheaper than undersell a competitor we will not be undersold

  3. 2 :  to sell cheaper than imported cars that undersell domestic ones

Examples of undersell in a sentence

  1. They promised to undersell their competitors.

  2. We will not be undersold.

  3. imported cars that undersell domestic models

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First Known Use of undersell

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UNDERSELL Defined for English Language Learners

undersell

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verb un·der·sell \ˌən-dər-ˈsel\

Definition of undersell for English Language Learners

  • : to sell goods for a lower price than (another person or company)

  • : to be sold at a lower price than (something else)



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