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bargain

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbɑːɡɪn/
COMMERCE something that is on sale at a lower price than usual: The airline regularly offers last-minute bookings at bargain prices.
an agreement between two people or groups in which each promises to do something in exchange for something else: strike/make a bargain The management and employees eventually struck a bargain. →  See also Dutch bargain
COMMERCE a situation in which two or more people agree on a price that something is sold at: strike a bargain They felt that the offer was too low but after some negotiation they eventually struck a bargain.
STOCK MARKET in the UK, an act of buying or selling shares on the London Stock Exchange: After the bargain is completed, the broker will want to know when payment will be made.
into the bargain ( US also in the bargain) in addition to other facts which have been mentioned previously: Our latest recruit is an excellent analyst, and a very good manager into the bargain.
(Definition of bargain noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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