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mark sth down

phrasal verb with mark uk   /mɑːk/ us   /mɑːrk/ verb
  • (RECORD)

to write something on a piece of paper in order to make a record of it: I've marked down the number of each item sold. Look carefully at these questions and mark your answers down in the right-hand column.
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mark sth down

phrasal verb with mark uk   /mɑːk/ us   verb [T]
COMMERCE to reduce the price of something, usually in order to encourage people to buy it: mark sth down by sth Low consumer demand has forced us to mark down a wide range of goods. Everything in the store is marked down today.
FINANCE, ECONOMICS to make the value of something lower: Shares in the electricity companies were marked down following the announcement of the new energy tax. They have marked down their forecasts for growth.
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