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market sharenoun [U]

uk   /ˈmɑː.kɪt ˌʃeər/ us   /ˈmɑːr.kɪt ˌʃer/
the number of things that a company sells compared with the number of things of the same type that other companies sell: The company has increased its market share.
(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 company sells compared to the number that other companies sell: lose/gain/increase market share The company has increased its market share.maintain/regain market share Our competitor is slashing prices right now in an attempt to regain market share.boost/build/grow market share Our top strategic objective is to grow market share.market share dropped/fell/rose Its US market share fell to 45% from 50%.
(Definition of market share from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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