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English definition of “cheapen”

cheapen

verb [T] (COST LESS)    /ˈtʃiː.pən/
to reduce the price : This has had the effect of cheapening UK exports .Value and price decreases
(Definition of cheapen verb (COST LESS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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