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prevailing

  

      adj  
1    generally accepted; widespread  
the prevailing opinion     
2    most frequent or conspicuous; predominant  
the prevailing wind is from the north     
  prevailingly      adv  
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v.
raise a price after agreeing on a lower one
Common real estate term but 'of uncertain origin'. However WW1 Australian soldier's diary records: "Huge rubber gun gazumps were falling all over the town [Watten]..." A weapon?
v.
lower a price at the last minute to secure a sale
the chamber pot meaning is the NOUN. This is the verb.
n.
participant-driven meeting with no predefined agenda as opposed to high-price, top-down and formal conferences

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