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bargain basement

noun [C]
 
 
COMMERCE
a store or a part of a store, often underground, where things are sold at reduced prices: The book had been a terrible flop, and you could buy it for $5 in any bargain basement.
bargain-basement adjective [before noun] having a very low price or value: Jonathan manages to buy all his clothes at bargain-basement prices (= very cheaply). Act now if you want to buy bargain-basement shares.
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