undersell

Part of speech: verb

To sell at a lower price than.

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Usage examples "undersell":

  1. The rise in the money price of all commodities, which is in this case peculiar to that county, tends to discourage more or less every sort of industry which is carried on within it, and to enable foreign nations, by furnishing almost all sorts of goods for a smaller quantity of silver than its own workmen can afford to do, to undersell them not only in the foreign, but even in the home market. - "On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation", David Ricardo.
  2. Not only must our labor be protected by the tariff, but it should also be protected so far as it is possible from the presence in this country of any laborers brought over by contract, or of those who, coming freely, yet represent a standard of living so depressed that they can undersell our men in the labor market and drag them to a lower level. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
  3. We could not continue to produce articles cheaper than England or Germany, and undersell these countries in their home markets. - "American World Policies", Walter E. Weyl.