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- adj. That is offered for sale at less than the normal price
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. same as cut-rate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. costing less than standard price
- n. a price below the standard price
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So what happens if a gay, black, single mother police officer discovers that eating more chocolate cures cancer, has a house that suffers a 20% drop in price due to asylum seekers being housed for free in her empty neighbours house (empty because the neighbours are away on an appalling cut-price cruise they got in the Daily Mail).
That is 3/8th mile from where my spouse used to work as a waitron at a cut-price diner in the early 80s.
It was a bit lacking in event, though flatmates Laura and Samantha did their best to give us a cut-price Trinny and Susannah, trying on French maid outfits at sex shops for a fashion show.
The Asylum was built between 1864 and 1872 to the design of architects in the Victorian Public Works Department – a gloomy, cut-price riff on Second Empire architectural opulence, initially standing in stark contrast to its function, but with each passing decade converging eerily with it.
Without new safeguards, however, MPs scrutinising his bill will be obliged to ask themselves: how many of their constituents would be happy to go under the cut-price knife?
Managing the exchange rate in the face of trade surpluses has resulted in the buildup of gargantuan foreign-exchange reserves—$3.04 trillion that China has little choice but to recycle as cut-price loans to the U.S.
But in years gone by – the 60s in particular – the town was emblematic of a rough-edged, cut-price kind of glamour.
But in years gone by the town was emblematic of a rough-edged, cut-price kind of glamour.
It was a classic piece of opportunism by Ryanair, the cut-price Irish airline, which has cultivated a reputation for irreverence and has a history of picking fights with the big guys.
Consumer appetite for cut-price Kenyan roses for Valentine's Day is "bleeding the country dry" by threatening the region's precarious ecology.