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      vb  
1    preceded by: can, could, etc.   to be able to do or spare something, esp. without incurring financial difficulties or without risk of undesirable consequences  
we can afford to buy a small house, I can afford to give you one of my chess sets, we can't afford to miss this play     
2    to give, yield, or supply  
the meeting afforded much useful information     
     (Old English geforthian to further, promote, from forth forth; the Old English prefix ge- was later reduced to a-, and the modern spelling (C16) is influenced by words beginning aff-)  
   affordable             adj  
  affordability      n  
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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.
someone who re-posts a genuine online listing for a book at an inflated price on another website. If someone buys from the bookjacker, he buys the book from the original seller and provides him with the address of the customer. The bookjacker never sees or handles the book, but collects his margin.
[Bus.] Syn. dropshipper.
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