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downmarket

adjective 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 tabloid newspaper
Opposite
downmarket
adverb uk   us  
This catalogue has gone downmarket since the last time I bought something from it.
Translations of “downmarket”
in Chinese (Traditional) 低檔的,低端的,價廉質次的…
in Russian дешевый, низкосортный…
in Turkish kelepir, çok ucuz, harcı âlem…
in Chinese (Simplified) 低档的,低端的,价廉质次的…
in Polish tandetny…
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