mis-selling

mis-selling
noun sell (something) to a customer for whom it is an inappropriate purchase.

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  • 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

  • selling — sell‧ing [ˈselɪŋ] noun [uncountable] 1. COMMERCE FINANCE when people sell products, services, shares etc: • The dollar s decline came amid hectic dollar selling in the Japanese currency market. • In New York, dealers reported heavy selling by… …   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 — 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

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  • 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-sell — verb [often as noun mis selling] sell (something) to a customer for whom it is an inappropriate purchase …   English new terms dictionary

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