Definition of markup noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmɑːkʌp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːrkʌp//
    Cost and payment, Running a business, Computer programming
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  1. 1[usually singular] an increase in the price of something based on the difference between the cost of producing it and the price it is sold at an average markup of 10% The markup on food in a restaurant is at least 100%. See related entries: Cost and payment, Running a business
  2. 2[uncountable] (computing) the symbols used in computer documents which give information about the structure of the document and tell the computer how it is to appear on the computer screen, or how it is to appear when printed a markup language See related entries: Computer programming
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