adjective Date: 1910 chiefly British cut-rate

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  • cut-price — ˈcut price also ˈcut rate adjective [only before a noun] 1. selling products or services at extremely low prices: • Britain s biggest cut price supermarket chain 2. costing much less than other products of the same type: • petrol stations selling …   Financial and business terms

  • cut-price — adj also .cut rate especially AmE 1.) cut price goods or services are cheaper than usual ▪ cut price toys ▪ a travel operator offering cut price deals 2.) a cut price shop sells goods at reduced prices ▪ cut price supermarkets …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cut-price — adj. prenom. same as {cut rate}. [Chiefly British] Syn: cut rate(prenominal). [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cut-price — (chiefly N. Amer. also cut rate) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ for sale at a reduced price; cheap …   English terms dictionary

  • cut-price — UK / US adjective British a) cheaper than the normal price. The American word is cut rate cut price tickets b) used about places that sell cut price goods a cut price shop …   English dictionary

  • cut-price — ADJ: ADJ n Cut price goods or services are cheaper than usual. [BRIT] ...a shop selling cut price videos and CDs in Oxford Street. ...cut price tickets. (in AM, use cut rate) …   English dictionary

  • cut-price — adjective 1 sold at less than the usual price: cut price petrol 2 a cut price shop, supermarket etc sells goods at reduced prices: a cut price garage …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cut-price — /ˌkʌt praɪs/ adjective sold at a cheaper price than usual ● He made his money selling cut price goods in the local market. ● You can get cut price petrol in some petrol stations near the border …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • cut-price — adj. Cut price is used with these nouns: ↑deal …   Collocations dictionary

  • cut price — noun a price below the standard price • Syn: ↑bargain rate, ↑cheapness, ↑cut rate • Derivationally related forms: ↑cheap (for: ↑cheapness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut-price — adjective costing less than standard price buying bargain priced clothes for the children cut rate goods • Syn: ↑bargain priced, ↑cut rate • Similar to: ↑cheap, ↑inexpensive …   Useful english dictionary

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