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market

A popular term for the number of potential consumers of a product or service, which is defined by geography, industry, demographics or other means of commonality.
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The need of a constantly expanding market for its products chases the bourgeoisie over the whole surface of the globe.
These labourers, who must sell themselves piece-meal, are a commodity, like every other article of commerce, and are consequently exposed to all the vicissitudes of competition, to all the fluctuations of the market.
"This pig went to market, this pig stayed at home, "This pig had a bit of meat-- let's see what they have given US for dinner, Pigling?"
Pigling Bland went on alone dejectedly; he came to cross-roads and a sign-post--"To Market Town,
Pigling Bland was shocked, there was little hope of sleeping in Market Town, and to-morrow was the hiring fair; it was deplorable to think how much time had been wasted by the frivolity of Alexander.
by himself in a crowded market, to be stared at, pushed, and hired by some big strange farmer was very disagreeable--
Peter Thomas Piperson, came with a lantern and a hamper to catch six fowls to take to market in the morning.
It crossed Pigling's mind that if HE had asked for a lift, too, he might still have been in time for market.
"Come, Pig-wig, we must get to the bridge before folks are stirring." "Why do you want to go to market, Pigling?" inquired Pig-wig presently.
Unlike the wildly volatile copper market or the stratospheric rise of nickel, aluminum scrap markets have shown promising signs, but there are also potential concerns.
As broadcasters we learn quickly the type of information that is valuable and interesting to our audience." Brown said the emphasis on rural lifestyle content has become more important as the rural population increases in some markets.
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