Definition of markdown in English:

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markdown

Pronunciation: /ˈmärkˌdoun/

noun

A reduction in price.
Example sentences
  • ‘I'm seeing a lot of clearance sales - markdowns on top of markdowns,’ she crows.
  • When the goods delivered to the loading dock aren't what customers are shopping for, stores must resort to the desperate measure of price markdowns.
  • The intense pounding of Internet stock prices throughout 2000 translates into big markdowns in deal prices.

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Syllabification: mark·down

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