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Meaning of “corner the market” in the English Dictionary

"corner the market" in British English

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corner the market

If a ​companycorners the ​market in a ​particulartype of ​product, it is more ​successful than any other ​company at ​selling the ​product: They've more or less ​cornered the fast-food ​market - they're in every ​bigcity in the ​world.
(Definition of corner the market from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"corner the market" in American English

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corner the market

to ​control the ​availablesupply of a ​type of ​product or the ​ability to ​sell it: The ​companyquicklycornered the ​market on ​desktopsoftwareproducts.
(Definition of corner the market from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “corner the market”
in Chinese (Simplified) 垄断市场,控制市场…
in Chinese (Traditional) 壟斷市場,控制市場…
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