cut-rate
cut-rate cut-rate n. a price below the standard price.

Syn: bargain rate, cheapness, cut rate, cut price. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cut-rate — adj. 1. offering goods or services at less than standard price or rate; as, cut rate store. Syn: cut price(prenominal). [WordNet 1.5] 2. costing less than standard price. Syn: bargain priced, cut price, dirt cheap. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cut-rate — ☆ cut rate [kut′rāt΄ ] adj. 1. available at a lower price or rate; cheap 2. offering cut rate goods or services * * * cut rate (kŭtʹrātʹ) adj. Sold or on sale at a reduced price: cut rate goods. * * * …   Universalium

  • cut-rate — cut ,rate adjective AMERICAN cheaper than the normal price: a cut rate vacation a. used about places that sell cut rate goods: a cut rate store …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cut-rate — ☆ cut rate [kut′rāt΄ ] adj. 1. available at a lower price or rate; cheap 2. offering cut rate goods or services …   English World dictionary

  • cut-rate — UK US /ˈkʌtreɪt/ adjective [before noun] ► CUT PRICE(Cf. ↑cut price) …   Financial and business terms

  • cut rate — cut rate, adj. a price, fare, or rate below the standard charge. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • cut-rate — cut′ rate′ adj. 1) offered at a reduced rate or price; inexpensive 2) offering goods or services at reduced prices • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • cut-rate — index nominal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • cut\ rate — I. noun A lower price; a price less than usual. Toys are on sale at the store for cut rates. II. adj Sold for a price lower than usual; selling cheap things. If you buy cut rate things, be sure they are good quality first. John s brother bought a …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cut-rate — ADJ: ADJ n Cut rate goods or services are cheaper than usual. ...cut rate auto insurance. Syn: cut price …   English dictionary

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