Definitions

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

  • n. a car that has been previously owned; not a new car

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Examples

  • For years, the used-car market was a haven for thrifty shoppers looking to buy a car at an affordable price.

    Used-Car Prices Climb

  • It would mark the third-consecutive year that used-car prices—already running at or near record highs—will have risen.

    Used-Car Prices Climb

  • "I have been looking at used-car ads for two weeks and can't get over the prices," said John Timmons of Canton, Mich.

    Used-Car Prices Climb

  • The used-car supply remains strained as auto makers keep production and incentives in check.

    Used-Car Prices Climb

  • Auto makers cut production, pinching new-vehicle shipments to rental-car companies, which in turn slowed the flow of vehicles into the used-car lots.

    Used-Car Prices Climb

  • The number of repossessed cars in 2011 was 1.3 million, down 32% from 2009, according to Manheim Consulting, which also tracks the used-car market.

    Used-Car Prices Climb

  • Manassas-based Univision Auto, a used-car dealership that traded as Auto Trademark, pleaded guilty Friday in a money structuring case worth more than $1.78 million.

    Used-car dealership pleads guilty in money case

  • The Ally offer came a day after CarMax Auto Owner Trust sold a $650 million bond backed by prime used-car loans.

    Investors Stock Up on Treasurys

  • Plus, China's auto market enters a new frontier: used-car sales.

    Li Ka-Shing Funds Cut Bank of China Holdings

  • He's just a smooth-talking used-car salesman who alters his positions to based on the issue of the day.

    DNC takes aim at Romney

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