mis-sell

mis-sell
verb [often as noun mis-selling] sell (something) to a customer for whom it is an inappropriate purchase.

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  • mis-sell — ˌmis ˈsell also missell verb [transitive] COMMERCE to sell something that is unsuitable for the person buying it: • Half a million people were missold a personal pension, many being wrongly advised to leave company pension schemes. mis selling… …   Financial and business terms

  • mis-sell — mis sells, mis selling, mis sold VERB To mis sell something such as a pension or an insurance policy means to sell it to someone even though you know that it is not suitable for them. [V n] The company has been accused of mis selling products to… …   English dictionary

  • mis-sell — verb To sell misleadingly, fraudulently, or in violation of laws or regulations. The firm is defending itself against fresh allegations of pensions mis selling …   Wiktionary

  • mis-selling — mis sell ˌmis ˈsell also missell verb [transitive] COMMERCE to sell something that is unsuitable for the person buying it: • Half a million people were missold a personal pension, many being wrongly advised to leave company pension schemes. mis… …   Financial and business terms

  • mis- — is a prefix with the meaning ‘badly, ‘wrongly’. Words formed with it do not need a hyphen, even when the stem begins with an s: misbehave, miscarriage, miscount, mismanage, misshapen, misspelling, misspent, etc. An exception is mis sell (= to… …   Modern English usage

  • mis-selling — noun sell (something) to a customer for whom it is an inappropriate purchase. → mis sell …   English new terms dictionary

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  • Missionsgesellschaft — Mis|si|ons|ge|sell|schaft, die: Vereinigung zur Ausübung u. Unterstützung der christlichen Mission …   Universal-Lexikon

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