Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A reduction in price.
  • noun The amount by which a price is reduced.

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  • noun A reduction in price in order to stimulate sales

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Examples

  • If you are selling, the firm can buy from you for less than it could resell the security for; that vigorish is called a markdown.

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  • Saks Inc., attempting to move beyond a so-called markdown-allowances scandal, confirmed it has settled two lawsuits that alleged the luxury retailer engaged in abusive practices against vendors.

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  • Slidedown is a gem for writing presentations in a variant of markdown - in other words, in text, styled with CSS.

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  • So my advice is, settle on a style that works for you doing online research at Zappos, 6pm, and shoes.com might help, then look for the best quality you can afford; don't be too proud to look in the "markdown" stores.

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  • Article. objects.create (title = 'some article', slug = 'some-article', body = '* fancy*', body_markup_type = 'markdown')

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  • "At the first of every month we begin a" markdown "process on selected items called Yellow tag clearance.

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  • The last time anyone paid this much attention to something named Kohl there was a 30 percent markdown on home appliances.

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  • Now Uptown Partners is seeking between $475 to $630 a square foot, or about a 15% markdown.

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  • The price paid by Crescent Heights Inc. was $118 million, 130% above the markdown value, Mr. Sugarman said.

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  • So far in the second quarter, sales are down by a low teens percentage and the company expects "high levels of promotional and markdown activity."

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