Meaning of “mark-up” in the English Dictionary

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"mark-up" in Business English

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mark-upnoun [ C or U ]

also markup uk /ˈmɑːkʌp/ us

COMMERCE the amount by which the price of something is increased before it is sold again:

Most products sold in those stores are sold at a 5% markup.
Some states have laws forbidding the resale markup on tickets.
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IT the symbols used in some types of computer documents that control the way text appears on a screen or page, or the process of adding these symbols:

XML markup has strict rules about what can go where.
Use the right tags in your mark-up or the page will not display correctly.

(Definition of “mark-up” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)