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cut-rate

(kŭt′rāt′)
adj.
Sold or on sale at a reduced price: cut-rate goods.
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cut′-rate′


adj.
1. offered at a reduced rate or price; inexpensive.
2. offering goods or services at reduced prices.
[1900–05]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cut-rate - costing less than standard pricecut-rate - costing less than standard price; "buying bargain-priced clothes for the children"; "cut-rate goods"
cheap, inexpensive - relatively low in price or charging low prices; "it would have been cheap at twice the price"; "inexpensive family restaurants"
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References in classic literature ?
"You sell a great deal at cut-rates.* What have become of the owners of the small drug stores that you forced to the wall?"
Iraqis, Turks and even Kurds said to be selling ISIS oil, in exchange for trucks, at cut-rate prices As thousands of Kurds are giving their lives to defend their land from ISIS, it seems 'Iraqis, Turks and even Kurds said to be selling ISIS oil, in exchange for trucks, at cut-rate prices.'
Nevertheless, the proposed changes to RESPA would seem to overturn the current system, as title companies engage in a race to the bottom under economic pressure to offer cut-rate prices and/or cut-rate services.