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noun [countable] business counteroffer pronunciation in British English /ˈkaʊntə(r)ˌɒfə(r)/
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pluralcounteroffers
  1. an offer made as an answer to another offer that you do not want to accept, for example an offer by the seller of a higher price than was offered by the buyer, but lower than the first price that was asked

    The vendor quickly came back with a counteroffer.

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