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prework combined form of work.
prewrap combined form of wrap.
prey the object of a hunt or pursuit, usu. one animal caught and eaten by another. [7 definitions]
priapic (sometimes cap.) of or relating to Priapus; phallic. [2 definitions]
priapism a pathological condition of continuous, often painful, erection of the penis, esp. as caused by disease. [2 definitions]
Priapus in Greek and Roman mythology, the son of Dionysus and Aphrodite, considered the guardian of gardens and the god of procreation, personifying male sexuality. [2 definitions]
price the sum of money or other goods required in exchange for an item or service; cost. [6 definitions]
price control a government's setting of limits on the prices of basic goods and services, usu. done as a means to fight inflation.
price-earnings ratio the ratio of the price of a share of a company's stock to the company's per-share annual earnings, usu. expressed as a single number; P/E ratio.
price fixing the setting of prices at a certain level, esp. by competitors colluding to keep prices high.
price index a number indicating the percentage change in the prices of certain basic goods and services, relative to prices at a particular time in the past.
priceless having a worth greater than any price or calculation; invaluable. [2 definitions]
price oneself out of the market to charge so much money for goods or services that one loses customers.
price support the maintenance of certain price levels by means of public subsidy or by government surplus purchasing.
price war a situation in which competitive businesses lower their prices, often repeatedly, usu. attempting to drive each other out of business.
prick a small mark or puncture made by something with a sharp or pointed end or edge. [9 definitions]
pricker that which pricks, such as a thorn or a pricking tool.
prickle a small, sharp, pointed growth or extension, such as a plant thorn. [6 definitions]
prickly full of prickles. [3 definitions]
prickly heat inflammation of the sweat glands; miliaria.
prickly pear any of various cactuses that have large, bristly, flattened stem joints, and bear brilliant flowers and sometimes edible fruit. [2 definitions]