predatory pricing

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Practice of temporarily selling below survival prices or giving goods away (as in software industry) to undermine or eliminate the existing competition. Predatory pricing is an abuse of dominant position, and is illegal in several countries. Compare with preemptory pricing.

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The predatory pricing strategy undertaken by the huge firm put the competition out of business, then they raised their prices.
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I knew that wal mart was into some predatory pricing strategies in order to completely obliterate their opponents from the playing field.
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The gas station was selling gas at $1.90 a gallon when the other stations were selling it for $2.20 a gallon in an act of predatory pricing for which they were fined and reprimanded.
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