seller's market
noun Date: 1932 a market in which goods are scarce, buyers have a limited range of choice, and prices are high — compare buyer's market

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • seller's market — market in which demand exceeds supply. As a result, the seller can dictate the price and the terms of sale. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * seller s market seller s market ➔ market1 * * * seller s market UK US noun [S] ECONOMICS ► a period… …   Financial and business terms

  • seller's market — n. a state of trade favorable to the seller, with relatively great demand and high prices of something for sale * * * …   Universalium

  • seller's market — n [singular] a situation in which there is not much of a particular thing available, such as houses, so prices are high ≠ ↑buyer s market …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • seller's market — n. a state of trade favorable to the seller, with relatively great demand and high prices of something for sale …   English World dictionary

  • seller's market — noun a market in which more people want to buy than want to sell • Syn: ↑sellers market • Hypernyms: ↑market, ↑marketplace, ↑market place * * * sellers’ market or seller s market noun One in which sellers control the price, deman …   Useful english dictionary

  • seller's market — sellers are receiving high prices, a good time to sell, firm market    Real estate prices are high. It s a seller s market …   English idioms

  • Seller's Market — A market condition characterized by a shortage of goods available for sale. In a seller s market in commodities, the seller—because of the scarcity of underlying commodities or goods—is able to obtain better conditions for… …   Investment dictionary

  • seller's market — A description of a market in which there is more demand for a security, product, or property than there is available supply. Prices rise in a seller s market …   Black's law dictionary

  • seller's market — ► seller s (or sellers ) market an economic situation in which goods or shares are scarce and sellers can ask high prices. Main Entry: ↑seller …   English terms dictionary

  • seller’s market — /ˌseləz mɑ:kɪt/ noun a market where the seller can ask high prices because there is a large demand for the product (NOTE: The opposite is a buyer’s market.) …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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