the lowest price at which a person is permitted to bid for something being sold at auction.
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- upset the applecart,
- upsetting lever,
- upsetting moment,
Origin of upset price
First recorded in 1805–15
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/ (ˈʌpˌsɛt) /
another name (esp Scot, US, and Canadian) for reserve price
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