Definition of "tying"
  1. Refers to a practice where a seller conditions the sale of one product on the buyer's agreement to purchase a separate product
How to use "tying" in a sentence
  1. The electronics store was accused of tying when they insisted that consumers buy an extended warranty along with the television.
  2. The vendor was investigated for tying when it was discovered he wouldn't sell the software without the customer also buying the complementary hardware.
  3. Tying can be considered anti-competitive when larger corporations force consumers to purchase additional unwanted products.

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