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  • corner the market — Ⅰ. corner the market (in sth) ► to get control of an area of business so that it is difficult for other companies to be successful in it: »Small low cost airlines have cornered the market in cheap flights. Main Entry: ↑corner Ⅱ. corner the market …   Financial and business terms

  • corner the market — verb a) To monopolize a resource or commodity, as with the intent of driving up prices. Why, there aint going to be any wheat left in Chicago by May! If I get in now and buy a long line of cash wheat, where are all these fellows whove sold short… …   Wiktionary

  • corner the market — become the main supplier, have a monopoly    Japanese automakers are trying to corner the luxury car market …   English idioms

  • corner the market —    If a company dominates an area of business, and leaves no room for competition, it is said to have cornered the market.     By importing large quantities and selling at low prices, they have cornered the market …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • corner the market — to become so successful at selling or making a particular product that almost no one else sells or makes it. They ve more or less cornered the fast food market they re in every big city in the country …   New idioms dictionary

  • corner the market — have a monopoly on a certain product; gain control over …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corner the market (to) —  Gain controlling interest in a company or product …   American business jargon

  • corner the market in sth — Ⅰ. corner the market (in sth) ► to get control of an area of business so that it is difficult for other companies to be successful in it: »Small low cost airlines have cornered the market in cheap flights. Main Entry: ↑corner Ⅱ. corner the market …   Financial and business terms

  • corner the market in/on sth — corner the market (in/on sth) ► COMMERCE to be more successful than any other company at selling a particular type of product: »They have cornered the market in cheap flights. Main Entry: ↑market …   Financial and business terms

  • corner the market on sth — corner the market (in/on sth) ► COMMERCE to be more successful than any other company at selling a particular type of product: »They have cornered the market in cheap flights. Main Entry: ↑market …   Financial and business terms

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