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Offline beautyhero922

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What does "market" mean?
« on: February 15, 2020, 01:28:14 am »
Would you please tell me what the "market" in the sentence below means?
I don't think it means something like "a place where something is sold". What do you think?

Meanwhile, the market for new antibiotics is deteriorating rapidly. Without a concerted international response, drug-resistant superbugs could take ten million lives per year by 2050, resulting in cumulative loss of around $100 trillion in global output.

Thanks in advance.

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Re: What does "market" mean?
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2020, 06:41:22 am »
The need for....
The opportunity for selling .

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Re: What does "market" mean?
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2020, 12:18:09 pm »
Thank you, Darryl.   Then I think I can paraphrase it like this:  "the need for new antibiotics is becoming greater and greater." 
 What do you think? 

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Re: What does "market" mean?
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2020, 07:07:16 pm »
No, no - smaller and smaller - getting worse and worse
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Duncan