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cut rate

a price, fare, or rate below the standard charge.
Origin of cut rate
An Americanism dating back to 1880-85
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cut-rate, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Well, you know them cut rate apartment houses, with a flossy reception room, all marble slabs and burlap panels and no elevator.

    Torchy Sewell Ford
  • It seemed as if they might have banded together (as girls will) for the cut rate cruise which they had seen advertised.

    Pee-Wee Harris Adrift

    Percy Keese Fitzhugh

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