Definition of “market share” - English Dictionary


“market share” in Business English

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market sharenoun [ C or U ]


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)