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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.
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"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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