v. mis-sold (-sŏld′), mis-selling, mis-sells Chiefly British
To sell (a service or investment) to a customer in a deceitful or misleading way.
To engage in fraudulent sales practices.
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vb (tr) , -sells, -selling or -sold
(Banking & Finance) to sell (a financial product that is inappropriate for the needs of the customer)
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Past participle: mis-sold
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