market research definition, meaning - what is market research in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “market research”

See all translations

market research

noun [U] uk   us  
the collection and examination of information about things that people buy or might buy and their feelings about things that they have bought: Market research shows that demand for small cars will continue to grow.
market researcher
noun [C] uk   us  
someone whose job is doing market research
Translations of “market research”
in Chinese (Traditional) 市場調查,市場調研…
in Russian исследования рынка…
in Turkish piyasa/pazar araştırması…
in Chinese (Simplified) 市场调研,市场调查…
in Polish badanie rynku…
(Definition of market research from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of market research?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “market research” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

a game in hand

if a sports team has a game in hand over other teams in a competition, it still has another game to play in which it can gain points

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More