Definition of mis-sell in English:

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mis-sell

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verb

[with object] (often as noun mis-selling)
Sell (something) to a customer on the basis of misleading advice: a further review of product and commission disclosure is possible if mis-selling in the life assurance industry continues [with two objects]: thousands of people have been mis-sold personal pensions
More example sentences
  • On this basis, which is a similar one to the endowment mis-selling case, I believe that my company pension and AVC plan were mis-sold to me.
  • The policy change will not affect those customers who complain that they were mis-sold their mortgage endowment policy.
  • What evidence is required to substantiate a claim that an endowment policy was mis-sold?

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