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Definition of 'undercut'

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A deal was struck that meant that the parking firm could offer services only if it did not undercut prices at the airport car park. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We will close down loopholes in agency worker laws that allow firms to undercut directly employed staff. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was continually undercut by firms using illegals and finally gave up last year. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Some shoppers will turn elsewhere because there normally will be a competitor who can undercut on price. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is hardly surprising because these new services undercut existing providers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Avoiding regulatory costs and national or local taxes in an effort to undercut existing providers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Rising casualties and the financial burden have already undercut public support for the war elsewhere. Times, Sunday Times (2010) You undercut the shop price but can build bids quickly. The Sun (2012)Smaller suppliers would have a chance to undercut that price. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The scheme will dramatically undercut payday loan firms' hefty interest charges. The Sun (2014)King was sure that if costs were controlled, an internet business could undercut these charges. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The single biggest challenge for the artificial ice manufacturers was to find a way of undercutting the price of the "real frost product '. Gavin Weightman THE FROZEN WATER TRADE (2002)By moving into large-scale production, he was able to reduce prices and undercut the opposition. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Cheap foreign imports not only undercut British firms who have to abide by rigorous safety standards, but they can be very dangerous. The Sun (2008)It has been suggested that the ability of the Japanese to undercut European firms is derived from their widespread adoption of marginal pricing policies. Tom Cannon Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)Maybe that was true in some areas of casual employment, such as in the building trade, but few employers these days dared undercut existing wages. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

Synonyms of 'undercut'

charge less than, undersell, underbid, charge a lower price than
underprice, sell cheaply, sell at a loss, undersell
cut away, mine, undermine, cut out

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Translations for 'undercut'

British English: undercut VERB
If you undercut someone or undercut their prices, you sell a product more cheaply than they do.
The firm will be able to undercut its competitors whilst still making a profit.
  • American English: undercut
  • Brazilian Portuguese: rebaixar os preços
  • Chinese: 以低于…的价格出售
  • European Spanish: vender más barato que
  • French: battre sur les prixN
  • German: unterbieten
  • Italian: vendere a prezzo inferiore
  • Japanese: 安く売る
  • Korean: ~보다 가격을 내리다
  • European Portuguese: baixar os preços
  • Spanish: vender más barato que

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