market forces


market forces
N-PLURAL
When politicians and economists talk about market forces, they mean the economic factors that affect the availability of goods and the demand for them, without any help or control by governments.

...opening the economy to market forces and increasing the role of private enterprise.

...saying that the prices of most commodities should be determined by market forces.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • market forces — n [plural] the way that the behaviour of buyers and sellers affects the levels of prices and wages, without any influence from the government …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • market forces — noun plural BUSINESS the economic influences that affect prices, salaries, and the number of jobs available and are not controlled by the government …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • market forces — /makət ˈfɔsəz/ (say mahkuht fawsuhz) plural noun the economic forces operating in the marketplace, especially when not subjected to any interference such as government regulation …   Australian English dictionary

  • market forces — noun (plural) the free operation of business and trade without any government controls, which decides the level of prices and wages at a particular time …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • market forces — UK / US noun [plural] economics the economic influences that affect prices, salaries, and the number of jobs available and are not controlled by the government …   English dictionary


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