Word forms: 3rd person singular present
, present participle mis-selling
, past tense , past participle mis-sold
something such as a pension
or an insurance
policy means to sell it to someone even
though you know
that it is not suitable for them.
The company has been accused of mis-selling products to thousands of elderly investors.
...the scandal of pensions mis-selling.
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