Definition of price war in English:

Share this entry

price war

Pronunciation:

noun

A period of fierce competition in which traders cut prices in an attempt to increase their share of the market: small garages could be forced out of business in the petrol price war
More example sentences
  • At the same time, though, he's raising fears within the industry of a price war.
  • Supermarkets and filling stations launched the latest battle in the petrol price war yesterday with a new round of cost cuts at the pumps.
  • A good few years back two of the big supermarkets went head to head on these items in a fierce price war.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: price war

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.