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mark·down

 (märk′doun′)
n.
1. A reduction in price.
2. The amount by which a price is reduced.

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(ˈmɑːkˌdaʊn)
n
(Commerce) a price reduction
vb
(Commerce) (tr, adverb) to reduce in price

mark•down

(ˈmɑrkˌdaʊn)

n.
1. a reduction in the price of an item.
2. the amount by which a price is reduced.
[1880–90]
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noun
A lowering in price or value:
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[ˈmɑːkdaʊn] N (Comm) → rebaja f, reducción f

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n (Comm) → Preissenkung f(of um); markdown priceherabgesetzter Preis
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