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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 having small, sharp, pointed growths or extensions; 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]
prick up one's ears to suddenly become attentive and interested. [2 definitions]
pride an inherent feeling of dignity and worth. [7 definitions]
pride and joy something or someone highly valued or loved.
priedieu a low stand with a small desk top and a ledge at the bottom on which to kneel in prayer.
prier someone who inquires about or investigates something curiously or nosily; snoop.
priest a clergyman who performs religious rituals or leads a congregation in worship. [3 definitions]