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

  • noun A raise in the price of an item for sale.
  • noun An amount added to a cost price in calculating a selling price, especially an amount that takes into account overhead and profit.
  • noun A session of a US congressional committee at which a legislative bill is put into final form.
  • noun The collection of detailed stylistic instructions written on a manuscript that is to be typeset.
  • noun Computers The collection of tags that describe the specifications of an electronic document, as for formatting.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Commerce) The amount added to the cost to determine the asking price.
  • noun (printing) Instructions for the typesetter that are written on the copy (e.g. underlining words that are to be set in italics).
  • noun (Legislation) Changes in proposed legislation drafted in conference, as contrasted with changes resulting from the amendment process.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The notation that is used to indicate how text should be displayed.
  • noun The percentage or amount by which a seller hikes up his buy-in price when determining his selling price.
  • noun An increase in price.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the amount added to the cost to determine the asking price
  • noun detailed stylistic instructions for typesetting something that is to be printed; manual markup is usually written on the copy (e.g. underlining words that are to be set in italics)
  • verb increase the price of

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