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English definition of “mis-selling”

mis-selling

noun [U] (also misselling)     UK
COMMERCE the act of selling something that is not suitable for the person who buys it: the mis-selling of home income plans The pensions mis-selling scandal has rocked the industry.
(Definition of mis-selling noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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