the lowest price at which a person is permitted to bid for something being sold at auction.
One of These Words is Not (Exactly) Like the OtherThe slight difference between anticipate and expect has to do with whether or not any action is taken.
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Origin of upset price
First recorded in 1805–15
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British Dictionary definitions for upset price
/ (ˈʌpˌsɛt) /
another name (esp Scot, US, and Canadian) for reserve price
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