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undersell

[ uhn-der-sel ]
/ 藢蕦n d蓹r藞s蓻l /
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verb (used with object), un路der路sold, un路der路sell路ing.
to sell more cheaply than.
to advertise with restraint; understate the merits of (something): By underselling his product, he let his hearers convince themselves of its importance.
to sell for less than the actual value.
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Origin of undersell

First recorded in 1615鈥25; under- + sell1

OTHER WORDS FROM undersell

un路der路sell路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for undersell

undersell
/ (藢蕦nd蓹藞s蓻l) /

verb -sells, -selling or -sold
to sell for less than the usual or expected price
(tr) to sell at a price lower than that of (another seller)
(tr) to advertise (merchandise) with moderation or restraint

Derived forms of undersell

underseller, noun
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