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seller's (or sellers') market

Definition of seller's or sellers' market in English:

An economic situation in which goods or shares are scarce and sellers can keep prices high.
Example sentences
  • All the sellers are going to say this is a seller's market.
  • Unlike some major urban areas, like San Francisco and the nearby Silicon Valley, where housing prices flattened or turned down during the past two years, the second-home niche has become a seller's market.
  • The buyer's market for auditors - in which accounting firms cross-sold consulting services and pandered to clients - has been transformed into a seller's market.
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