distress merchandise

or distressed merchandise


noun Commerce.

goods sold below the prevailing price in order to raise cash quickly or to meet some other financial emergency.
damaged goods sold below fair-trade prices.

Nearby words

  1. distress,
  2. distress call,
  3. distress flag,
  4. distress frequency,
  5. distress gun,
  6. distress sale,
  7. distress signal,
  8. distressed,
  9. distressed area,
  10. distressedly

Also called distressed goods.

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British Dictionary definitions for distress merchandise

distress merchandise

noun

US goods sold at reduced prices in order to pay overdue debts, etc
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