reserve price
noun Date: 1919 a price announced at an auction as the lowest that will be considered

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  • reserve price — ➔ price1 * * * reserve price UK US noun [C] COMMERCE ► RESERVATION PRICE(Cf. ↑reservation price) ► RESERVE( …   Financial and business terms

  • reserve price — n: a price announced at an auction as the lowest that will be considered Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • reserve price — reserve prices N COUNT A reserve price is the lowest price which is acceptable to the owner of property being auctioned or sold. [BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • reserve price — ► NOUN ▪ the price stipulated as the lowest acceptable by the seller for an item sold at auction …   English terms dictionary

  • Reserve Price — A minimum dollar amount that the owner of an item up for auction will accept as the winning bid in the auction. The reserve price prevents the auction from being won at a price that is lower than the item s owner will accept. The auction s… …   Investment dictionary

  • reserve price — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms reserve price : singular reserve price plural reserve prices the lowest price that someone will accept when they sell something at an auction …   English dictionary

  • reserve price — The lowest price a seller is willing to accept for an article offered for sale by public auction If the reserve price is not reached by the bidding, the auctioneer is instructed to withdraw the article from sale …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • reserve price — /rɪ zɜ:v praɪs/ noun the lowest price which a seller will accept, e.g. at an auction or when selling securities through a broker ● The painting was withdrawn when it failed to reach its reserve price …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • reserve price — /rɪ zɜ:v praɪs/ noun the lowest price which a seller will accept, e.g. at an auction or when selling securities through a broker ● The painting was withdrawn when it failed to reach its reserve price …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • reserve price — /rəzɜv ˈpraɪs / (say ruhzerv pruys) noun the lowest price at which a piece of property may be sold at auction, usually set by the vendor, lodged in writing with the auctioneer prior to the commencement of the auction and kept confidential. Also,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • reserve price — noun Etymology: reserve (III) : a price announced at an auction as the least that will be entertained compare by bidder …   Useful english dictionary

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