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Meaning of “market share” in the English Dictionary

"market share" in British English

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market sharenoun [U]

uk   us  
the ​number of things that a ​companysellscompared with the ​number of things of the same ​type that other ​companiessell: The ​company has increaseditsmarketshare.
(Definition of market share from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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market sharenoun [C or U]

uk   us   MARKETING, COMMERCE
the ​number of ​products or ​services that a ​companysells compared to the ​number that other ​companiessell: lose/gain/increase market share The ​company has ​increased its ​marketshare.maintain/regain market share Our ​competitor is ​slashingpricesright now in an attempt to ​regainmarketshare.boost/build/grow market share Our ​topstrategicobjective is to ​growmarketshare.market share dropped/fell/rose Its US ​marketsharefell to 45% from 50%.
(Definition of market share from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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