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English definition of “rip-off”

rip-off

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈrɪpɒf/ informal COMMERCE
something that costs more than it is worth: Loan protection is the biggest rip-off in banking today. rip-off prices
a cheap or bad copy of something: He's fed up with the endless high-street rip-offs of his collections. All along the road there were market stalls selling rip-off Versace, Gucci and Lacoste.
(Definition of rip-off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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