Definitions

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  • v. To sell misleadingly, fraudulently, or in violation of laws or regulations.

Etymologies

mis- +‎ sell (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The market's valuation, €17 billion, fell short of the €21 billion originally expected, and—perhaps more important— Cristóbal Montoro , slated to be budget minister if, as expected, the opposition Popular Party wins the November elections, opposes the Socialist government's plan to mis-sell … the state's inheritance.

    Euro-Zone Mosaic Isn't a Pretty Picture

  • The trouble is degrees mis-sell themselves to get 'bums on seats', and industry is pressuring degree courses to ditch the thinking for the doing because it can't be bothered to stump up the cash to train its own damned workforce.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • Labour leader Ed Miliband, who called for a crackdown on irresponsible bankers who take unacceptable risks or mis-sell products to customers, said: It is crucial we learn the right lessons from the financial crisis as we seek to ensure it does not happen again and build a different kind of economy that will meet the big challenges of the future.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Labour leader Ed Miliband said regulators should be able to 'strike off' reckless City staff Irresponsible bankers who take unacceptable risks or mis-sell products to customers should be barred from the profession, Ed Miliband has said.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Irresponsible bankers must be thrown out of the profession, Labour leader Ed Miliband Irresponsible bankers who take unacceptable risks or mis-sell products to customers should be thrown out of the profession, Ed Miliband has said.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Some people say that they are Out of Box Thinkers and hence they are eligible for higher remuneration - Out of Box Thinking is nothing but putting pressure on mid and lower level employees in order to achieve the budgets and force them to mis-sell the Insurance, MF, Forex

    WN.com - Articles related to RBI seeks cap on hike in salaries of private bank CEOs

  • The trouble is, Microsoft field personnel will pick up the message and mis-sell Exchange archiving.

    Ferris Research » Blog

  • This, he added, "would make clear the excessive incentives they have to mis-sell the variable annuity, which has been the cause of regulatory problems in that area."

    Financial Sector and Stocks Analysis from Seeking Alpha

  • For NPS, the regulatory authority PFRDA adopted a direct selling model to keep the costs low and to avoid the urge to mis-sell due to the embedded commissions.

    The Financial Express

  • Two, distributors and agents mis-sell them rampantly.

    Hindustan Times News Feeds 'Views'

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