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COMPETITIVE kəmˈpɛtɪtɪv

21 Jun 2021

Adjective

  • offering a price or service that is as good or better than other companies.
Example Sentence: They are offering the new computer at a very competitive price.
 

COLD-CALL koʊld kɔl

20 Jun 2021

Noun

  • to call somebody to try to sell something without permission or warning.
Example Sentence: I hate it when people cold-call to sell me things.
 

成交
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19 Jun 2021

klɪntʃ

动词

  • 成功地完成一个艰难的业务处理。
例句: 5个小时的谈判后,他们终于敲定一项协议。
 

CLARIFY klærəˌfaɪ

18 Jun 2021

Verb

  • to make something clear.
Example Sentence: Can we please clarify who will be responsible for the project?
 

BRAND AWARENESS brænd əˈwɛərnɪs

17 Jun 2021

Noun

  • the extent to which a brand is recognised by the public.
Example Sentence: The ad campaign aims to boost brand awareness in the country.
 

ALLOCATE
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16 Jun 2021

?əˌkeɪt

动词

  • 以指定的东西(尤其是资源)将。
例句: 他们已拨出 50万美元用于研究和开发。
 

售后服务
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15 Jun 2021

名词

  • 事后提供的服务已经卖出。
例句: 该公司被称赞了其出色的售后服务。
 

WORD-OF-MOUTH  

14 Jun 2021

Noun

  • when information spreads through conversation.
Example Sentence: The shop's success is entirely down to word-of-mouth.
 

WELL-ESTABLISHED wɛlɪˈstæblɪʃt

13 Jun 2021

Adjective

  • having existed for a long time & having many clients.
Example Sentence: They are a well-established firm of lawyers.
 

VOUCHER vaʊtʃər

12 Jun 2021

Noun

  • a paper which can be exchanged for something up to a certain value.
Example Sentence: My aunty always gives me book vouchers at Christmas.
 

VOLATILE vɒlətl

11 Jun 2021

Adjective

  • unstable; changing quickly, especially of markets.
Example Sentence: Oil markets are volatile because of the war.
 

UNIQUE SELLING POINT  

10 Jun 2021

Phrase

  • A feature of a product which makes it different from the rest.
Example Sentence: It's Unique Selling Point is that it is waterproof, unlike the others.
 

UNDERVALUED ʌndərˈvælyu

09 Jun 2021

Verb

  • not appreciated/priced as much as something should be.
Example Sentence: She feels that her work is undervalued by her new boss.
 

UNDERPERFORM ʌndərpərˈfɔrm

08 Jun 2021

Verb

  • not doing as well as it should.
Example Sentence: The new mobile phone is underperforming on the Asian market.
 

TRANSPARENT trænsˈpɛərənt

07 Jun 2021

Adjective

  • clear and open for all to see.
Example Sentence: People want the government to have more transparent processes.
 
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