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noun [countable]     bargain basement pronunciation in British English
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singularbargain basement
pluralbargain basements
  1. an area in a large shop where you can buy things at low prices, often things of low quality
    1. a.
      [only before noun] informal used about things that are cheap or of low quality, or about the attitude of people who do not like to spend money

      It’s the kind of bargain-basement approach to healthcare that’s typical of many insurance companies.

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