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upsell

[ uhp-sel ]
/ ˈʌpˌsɛl /
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verb (used with or without object) up·sold, up·sell·ing.
to try to persuade (a customer) to buy more, or to buy something more expensive:I don’t like aggressive salesmen trying to upsell me or tack on expensive warranties.
to sell (something) in this way:Want to upsell merchandise or VIP experiences on your website? No problem.
noun
an act or instance of making such an attempt (often used attributively):Unlike other software companies, we don't have complex pricing tiers or upsells.If one of your other products would solve a customer's problem, it's a great opportunity to send an upsell email.
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Origin of upsell

First recorded in 1975–80; up- + sell1
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British Dictionary definitions for upsell

up-sell

verb
to attempt to sell a customer (additional or more expensive goods or services)

Derived forms of up-sell

up-selling, noun
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