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Definition of upsell verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

upsell

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈʌpsɛl//
 
[intransitive] (business)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they upsell
 
he / she / it upsells
 
past simple upsold
 
-ing form upselling
 
 
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to persuade a customer to buy more products or a more expensive product than they originally intended You can usually upsell to about half the customers. Sales staff get bonuses based on the ability to upsell.
 
noun [uncountable] (business) You can make great profits from upselling.
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