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undercut

Pronunciation: /ˌʌndərˈkʌt; ˌʌndəˈkʌt/

Translation of undercut in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (present participle/participio presente -cutting past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado, -cut)

  • 1.1 [competitor] vender más barato or a un precio más bajo que they undercut our quotation by 20 thousand dollars les dieron un presupuesto 20 mil dólares más bajo que el nuestro
    Example sentences
    • The company's low cost base allows it to undercut competitors, offer cheaper computers, better service and still have better margins.
    • The difference is that in a competitive market place, plumbers and electricians can attempt to undercut their competitors by offering a cheaper service and thus attract more work.
    • An ambitious kid could make decent headway if he was willing to smooth-talk lots of retailers and undercut his competitors.
    1.2 (undermine) [argument] debilitar
    Example sentences
    • In the meantime, we are undercutting his authority.
    • Or do I withhold punishment or censure and in so doing undercut the teacher's authority?
    • As a result, we avoid a process that undercuts the authority of and respect for the Supreme Court.

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