Definition of buyer in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪə


1A person who makes a purchase.
More example sentences
  • No one knows who bought the cars, as none of the buyers wanted their purchase to be made public.
  • Under the definitions, any major trade buyers would fall foul of the regulations.
  • The anonymous buyer apparently then consumed the contents of the bottle in one sitting.
(buyers)clientele, patronage, public, trade, market;
Law vendee
rare emptor
1.1A person employed to select and purchase stock or materials for a large retail or manufacturing business.
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  • For many manufacturers, the customer is regarded as the retail company's buyer.
  • His father was an engineer turned salesman and his mother a retail buyer.
  • Unfortunately retailer buyers in America are resisting the urge to buy PCs in droves.


buyer's (or buyers') market

An economic situation in which goods or shares are plentiful and buyers can keep prices down.
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  • For now, of course, the relentless tech downturn means a buyer's market.
  • The majority of roles tend to be at the more senior end, but it is very much a buyers' market.
  • And if you're on the prowl for an acquisition, it's a buyers' market.

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