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- n. The price at which something is actually purchased, especially from the point of view of the purchaser.
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- n. the price at which something is actually purchased
Sorry, no etymologies found.
He will give "dowry" (mohar, here, no doubt, actually the purchase price paid to parents for their daughter, though Israelites never bought wives) and "gift" (mattan, the wedding gift presented to the bride).
When Stephen Armstrong died in August 1884 at age fifty-eight, he owned well over four hundred acres whose value had nearly quintupled from the 1850s purchase price of roughly fifteen dollars per acre to over $30,000—the equivalent today of over half a million dollars.
Now, what if the Royal Belgium would advance you Monday 120 percent of the purchase price of the two Toda ships? "
Japan Inc. can afford to assist financially selected buyers of your ships, because the purchase price is easily covered by the fifteen years charter.
Even in the days of twenty-cent bus fare, the purchase price of $225 was enough of a bargain that the acquisition made page-one news.