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Meaning of BEAT DOWN

Pronunciation:  beet dawn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  dislodge from a position; "She beat the dealer down to a much better price"
  2. [v]  shine hard; of the sun; "The sun beat down on the hikers"
  3. [v]  persuade the seller to accept a lower price; "She beat the merchant down $100"
 Synonyms: bargain down
 See Also: beam, chaffer, dislodge, haggle, higgle, huckster, reposition, shift, shine



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