Meaning of “mark sth up” in the English Dictionary

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"mark sth up" in British English

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mark sth up

phrasal verb with mark uk /mɑːk/ us /mɑːrk/ verb

(WRITE ON)

US to write notes on something:

Someone had marked up the book before I got it.

(Definition of “mark sth up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mark sth up" in Business English

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mark sth up

phrasal verb with mark uk /mɑːk/ us verb [ T ]

COMMERCE to raise the price of something:

Suppliers mark up the price paid for gas at the border before selling it on.

FINANCE, ECONOMICS to increase the value of something:

Shares in the company were marked up 46p to £13.04.
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(Definition of “mark sth up” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)