Definition of mates' rates in English:

mates' rates

  • informal Discounted prices or preferential terms offered to friends by the seller of a product or service: Rick arranged for the repair to be done at mates' rates
    More example sentences
    • I bought it off a friend at mate's rates.
    • Joe, tell him George sent you and you'll easily get mates' rates.
    • It provided billions in aid, free military hardware, latest intelligence support and some of the best mates' rates in international politics.
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