(management, accounting) The price at which something is actually purchased, especially from the point of view of the purchaser.
Other Word Forms of Purchase-price
Purchase-price Sentence Examples
The purchase price is based on the open market value of the property.
Moreover, all securities underwent such sharp depreciation that, on the one hand, the government hesitated to hand over the bonds representing the purchase-price of the railways, lest such an addition to the volume of stocks should cause further depreciation, and, on the other, the former owners of the nationalized lines found the character of their bargain greatly changed.
The last demanded that the peasants should be freed from the payment to the state, which represented the purchase price for the remission of feudal burdens.
They remain cagey about the purchase price of such a car.
The smart may be a brilliant concept, but its high purchase price defeats the object of an economy car.