buyers' market


noun

a market in which goods and services are plentiful and prices relatively low.

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Origin of buyers' market

First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for buyers' market

buyers' market

noun

a market in which supply exceeds demand and buyers can influence prices
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Cultural definitions for buyers' market

buyer's market

A market in which supply exceeds demand. As a result, suppliers usually have to lower their prices, thus favoring the buyer. (Compare seller's market.)

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