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"downmarket" in British English

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downmarketadjective

uk   /ˌdaʊnˈmɑː.kɪt/  us   /ˈdaʊnˌmɑːr-/ UK (US downscale) disapproving
low in ​quality and ​cheap in ​price; ​relating to or ​intended for ​people who are ​poor or not ​educated: a downmarket ​tabloidnewspaper
Opposite
downmarket
adverb uk   us  
This ​catalogue has gone downmarket since the last ​time I ​bought something from it.
(Definition of downmarket from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"downmarket" in Business English

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downmarketadjective

uk   us   /ˌdaʊnˈmɑːkɪt/ UK ( US downscale) MARKETING
disapproving cheap in ​price and ​low in ​quality: a downmarket tabloid ​newspaper
downmarket
adverb
The ​store seems to have gone downmarket in an attempt to ​attract more ​customers.
(Definition of downmarket from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “downmarket”
in Chinese (Simplified) 低档的,低端的,价廉质次的…
in Turkish kelepir, çok ucuz, harcı âlem…
in Russian дешевый, низкосортный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 低檔的,低端的,價廉質次的…
in Polish tandetny…
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