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English definition of “bargain”

bargain

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbɑːɡɪn/
COMMERCE something that is on sale at a lower price than usual: The airline regularly offers last-minute bookings at bargain prices.
an agreement between two people or groups in which each promises to do something in exchange for something else: strike/make a bargain The management and employees eventually struck a bargain. → See also Dutch bargain
COMMERCE a situation in which two or more people agree on a price that something is sold at: strike a bargain They felt that the offer was too low but after some negotiation they eventually struck a bargain.
STOCK MARKET in the UK, an act of buying or selling shares on the London Stock Exchange: After the bargain is completed, the broker will want to know when payment will be made.
into the bargain (US also in the bargain) in addition to other facts which have been mentioned previously: Our latest recruit is an excellent analyst, and a very good manager into the bargain.
(Definition of bargain noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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