starting price


starting price
start|ing price [ `startıŋ ,praıs ] noun count
1. ) the price that something is given at the beginning of an AUCTION
2. ) BRITISH in a horse or dog race, the ODDS of a particular runner just before the race starts, representing the amount of money you will win if you BET on it

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • starting price — noun (C) the last price (=amount of money that is returned for money risked) that is offered just before a horse or dog race begins …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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