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Related to markup: markdown
1. A raise in the price of an item for sale.
2. An amount added to a cost price in calculating a selling price, especially an amount that takes into account overhead and profit.
3. A session of a US congressional committee at which a legislative bill is put into final form.
a. The collection of detailed stylistic instructions written on a manuscript that is to be typeset.
b. Computers The collection of tags that describe the specifications of an electronic document, as for formatting.
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1. an increase in the price of an item.
a. the amount added to the cost of goods to fix a selling price.
b. the difference between cost and selling price, usu. stated as a percentage.
3. the putting of a legislative bill into final form.
4. a set of instructions on a manuscript or tags in an electronic document to determine styles of type, makeup of pages, and the like.
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|Noun||1.||markup - the amount added to the cost to determine the asking price|
|2.||markup - detailed stylistic instructions for typesetting something that is to be printed; manual markup is usually written on the copy (e.g. underlining words that are to be set in italics)|
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