ask|ing price

ask|ing price
ask|ing price «AS kihng, AHS-»,
Informal. the first charge, rate, or price set, especially as a preliminary to bargaining or negotiation: »

an asking price of $250,000 for a house.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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