predeal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ deal

Adjective[edit]

predeal (not comparable)

  1. Before a deal.
    • 1967, Patrick J. Robinson, James C. Becknell, Promotional decisions using mathematical models
      If the predeal purchase probability for a specific type of deal is generally low, relative to that for other deals, then we may conclude that a relatively high proportion of "new triers" are buying this type of deal.
    • 2009 June 26, “K.K.R. Valuation Returns to Earth”, New York Times:
      Last year, K.K.R. hinted at a market cap in its predeal form of up to $15 billion, when about two-thirds that size seemed more reasonable.