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cheap rate

noun [C] uk   us  
the amount charged for a service that is lower than usual because there is not so much demand for the service at that time: Cheap rate for overseas phone calls is from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.
cheap-rate
adjective uk   us  
cheap-rate calls
Translations of “cheap rate”
in Chinese (Traditional) (服務行業淡季的)促銷價,優惠價,便宜價…
in Chinese (Simplified) (服务行业淡季的)促销价,优惠价,便宜价…
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