gazump


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gazump

(ɡəˈzʌmp)
vb
1. (Commerce) to raise the price of something, esp a house, after agreeing a price verbally with (an intending buyer)
2. (Commerce) (tr) to swindle or overcharge
n
(Commerce) the act or an instance of gazumping
[C20: of uncertain origin]
gaˈzumper n

gazump


Past participle: gazumped
Gerund: gazumping

Imperative
gazump
gazump
Present
I gazump
you gazump
he/she/it gazumps
we gazump
you gazump
they gazump
Preterite
I gazumped
you gazumped
he/she/it gazumped
we gazumped
you gazumped
they gazumped
Present Continuous
I am gazumping
you are gazumping
he/she/it is gazumping
we are gazumping
you are gazumping
they are gazumping
Present Perfect
I have gazumped
you have gazumped
he/she/it has gazumped
we have gazumped
you have gazumped
they have gazumped
Past Continuous
I was gazumping
you were gazumping
he/she/it was gazumping
we were gazumping
you were gazumping
they were gazumping
Past Perfect
I had gazumped
you had gazumped
he/she/it had gazumped
we had gazumped
you had gazumped
they had gazumped
Future
I will gazump
you will gazump
he/she/it will gazump
we will gazump
you will gazump
they will gazump
Future Perfect
I will have gazumped
you will have gazumped
he/she/it will have gazumped
we will have gazumped
you will have gazumped
they will have gazumped
Future Continuous
I will be gazumping
you will be gazumping
he/she/it will be gazumping
we will be gazumping
you will be gazumping
they will be gazumping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gazumping
you have been gazumping
he/she/it has been gazumping
we have been gazumping
you have been gazumping
they have been gazumping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gazumping
you will have been gazumping
he/she/it will have been gazumping
we will have been gazumping
you will have been gazumping
they will have been gazumping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gazumping
you had been gazumping
he/she/it had been gazumping
we had been gazumping
you had been gazumping
they had been gazumping
Conditional
I would gazump
you would gazump
he/she/it would gazump
we would gazump
you would gazump
they would gazump
Past Conditional
I would have gazumped
you would have gazumped
he/she/it would have gazumped
we would have gazumped
you would have gazumped
they would have gazumped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.gazump - rip off; ask an unreasonable price
extort, gouge, wring, rack, squeeze - obtain by coercion or intimidation; "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"
cheat, rip off, chisel - deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled me out of my money"
2.gazump - raise the price of something after agreeing on a lower price
cheat, rip off, chisel - deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled me out of my money"
Translations

gazump

[gəˈzʌmp] (Brit)
A. VT [buyer] → ofrecer un precio más alto que; [seller] rehusar la venta de una propiedad a la persona con quien se había acordado aceptando una oferta más alta
we were gazumpedofrecieron más que nosotros
B. VI [buyer] → ofrecer un precio más alto; [seller] faltar al compromiso de vender una casa aceptando una oferta más alta

gazump

[gəˈzʌmp] vi (British) en immobilier, revenir sur une promesse de vente pour accepter un prix plus élevé
to be gazumped
We've been gazumped → Le propriétaire est revenu sur sa promesse de vente en faveur d'un plus offrant.
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