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  1. a percentage or amount added to the cost of a commodity to provide the seller with a profit and to cover overheads, costs, etc
    1. an increase in the price of a commodity
    2. the amount of this increase


  1. to add a percentage for profit, overheads, etc, to the cost of (a commodity)
  2. to increase the price of

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Wednesday afternoon, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will mark up legislation to give aid to Ukraine and sanction Russia.

The clerks all knocked off their regular work and started in to mark up prices.

"Then let us make an expedition there when we have put our mark up on the shore," said Roger.

Many words appear in the text with different transcription or mark-up.

Then with the point of a fine folder that will indent, but not cut the paper, mark up as shown in fig. 103.

The express delivers its bullet accurately point-blank—the bullet flies straight to its mark up to a certain distance.


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