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buyer's (or buyers') market

Definition of buyer's or buyers' market in English:

An economic situation in which goods or shares are plentiful and buyers can keep prices down.
Example sentences
  • 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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