set price

a set price

An established, inflexible price (for something). They offer a three-course meal at a set price of $60 per person. I'm sorry, but that's a set price. I'm not willing to negotiate.
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set a/the/(one's) price (for something)

To establish or come up with a price for which one is willing to buy or sell something. A: "How much do you want for this old typewriter?" B: "Set a price, and I'll see if it's fair." He decided to let everyone set their own prices for the artwork according to their own budgets, trusting that people wouldn't rip him off. The place sets the prices way too high for this stuff. There's a shop in town that sells most of for much cheaper!
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set one's (own) price

to name the (relatively high) price at which one is willing to sell something. If you have a first edition of Milton, you can almost set your own price. They are in great demand by collectors.
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The government on Friday launched a program that would have retailers sell rice and sugar at a set price, starting it with a tie-up with Robinsons Supermarkets.
Sanofi's Insulins VALyou Savings Program debuted earlier this year, offering qualifying patients the opportunity to obtain two of Sanofi's insulins at a set price. Beginning today, the program will now include all Sanofi insulins.
Now The Forest has introduced a Summer Special Lunch Menu - on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - which is great for mid-week dining, with a set price for two courses at PS14.95 and a set price of only PS19.95 for three courses.
Now The Forest has introduced a Summer Special Lunch Menu - Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - which is great for mid-week dining with a set price for two courses at PS14.95 and a set price of only PS19.95 for three courses.
I put my car in for an MOT and a winter service, which was quoted at a set price. But the garage did extra work to get the vehicle to pass.
Since privatisation, the energy companies have been allowed to confuse consumers with all sorts of tariffs and charges when there should be a national set price they are allowed to charge.
(Remember: A "call'' option is a contract that represents the right to buy a stock at a set price by a set date; a "put'' option is a contract to sell a stock at a set price by a set date.)
Bulgaria's energy watchdog (DKEVR) will discuss and set price changes for natural gas, electricity and central heating and hot water, to come into effect on July 1.
The Government of Kazakhstan will set price caps for gasoline and diesel fuel monthly and will determine a single operator for the regulation of wholesale fuel supplies from Russia with the purpose of stabilization of the situation in oil market in the country, said Minister of Economy and Budget Planning Yerbolat Dosayev at today's Government meeting.
The company, which runs services between London and South Wales and the south-west of England, denied the claim, saying there was no single set price for an advance purchase ticket because prices varied depending on how busy a train was.
Islamic Development Bank, a Jeddah-based multilateral institution, has set price guidance for a USD1bn Islamic bond sale.
Gatwick, which is investing GBP[pounds sterling]1 billion (USD$1.6 billion) over the next five years as it looks to grow to 37 million passengers by 2020, is required to publish the business plan so that aviation regulator the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) can set price caps for the five years from April 2014.
The ministry has called on citizens to report any stores selling the cylinders, which are used in Yemeni households for needs like cooking, for more than the set price, enraging merchants.
Forwards are agreements to buy or sell assets at a set price and date.
Bosch ASB 10.8 LI Cordless Hedge Shear Set Price pounds 109.99, available from DIY and hardware stores