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depressed marketnoun [C]

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ECONOMICS, COMMERCE the ​situation when the ​price of a ​product is ​low because an ​industry is ​producing a large ​supply of its ​product but has a ​lower than usual ​number of ​buyers: The ​company has ​struggled with a ​surge in wood ​pulp and ​energycosts and a ​depressedmarket for ​paperproducts.
STOCK MARKET a ​financialmarket in which more ​people are ​sellingshares than are ​buyingshares: The ​depressedmarket chipped 2p off the company's ​netassetvaluepershare last ​year.
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