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"market forces" in British English

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market forcesnoun [plural]

uk   us  
the ​forces that ​decidepricelevels in an ​economy or ​tradingsystem whose ​activities are not ​influenced or ​limited by ​government: The ​action of ​marketforcesmeans that the ​cost of something ​rises if ​demand for it ​rises and the ​amountavailableremainsconstant.
(Definition of market forces from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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market forcesnoun [plural]

uk   us   ECONOMICS
the way in which the ​supply of a ​product is ​related to the ​level of ​demand for it, and the ​effect of this on its ​price: The ​economicreformsincludedallowingprices to be ​determined by ​marketforces.
(Definition of market forces from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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