Definition of cut-price in English:


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(North American also cut-rate)


  • 1For sale at a reduced or unusually low price: cut-price footwear
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    • The cut-price tickets will be going on sale from March 7 for travel from March 14 and will be sent to householders by post.
    • Rather than going to a reputable DIY store like any sensible man would have, Howard had to buy the sink cheap from the closing down sale of that cut-price bathroom suppliers the Atlantis Showroom.
    • Incredulous journalists have reported seeing her buy discounted miniskirts at factory outlets and queuing for cut-price theater tickets.
  • 1.1Offering goods at reduced prices: cut-price supermarkets
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    • Only weeks after introducing the hotly disputed entrance charge, they have embarked on a cut-price promotion with a supermarket.
    • Ministers are considering forcing supermarkets to stop the cut-price offers, which are regularly snapped up by bargain-hunting shoppers across the country.
    • A cider firm and a cut-price supermarket are among those competing to hire his services, proof that Monkey has risen above the brand and acquired his own identity.

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