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overpriced

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoverpricedo‧ver‧priced /ˌəʊvəˈpraɪst◂ $ ˌoʊvər-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 EXPENSIVEsomething that is overpriced is more expensive than it should besee thesaurus at expensive
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overpricedAs Compaq's products become more like other firms', they are starting to look overpriced.Arbitrage restores the no-arbitrage condition by increasing the demand for the underpriced asset and increasing the supply of the overpriced asset.The propaganda was being poured as thickly as the overpriced highway concrete.overpriced Italian restaurantsIt has a restaurant and a tiny general store with overpriced merchandise.Wall Street salesmen then try to fool investors into buying the overpriced merchandise.Blackburn Rovers have spent £10 million so far and seem willing to lash out even more on overpriced players.But her enthusiasm was swiftly dampened by a visit to a curio shop, where she bought several overpriced souvenirs.
From Longman Business Dictionaryoverpricedo‧ver‧priced /ˌəʊvəˈpraɪst◂ˌoʊvər-/ adjective something that is overpriced is more expensive than it should bea bottle of overpriced wineFutures will tend to be overpriced in a rising market and underpriced in a falling market.
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