market forces


: the actions of buyers and sellers that cause the prices of goods and services to change without being controlled by the government : the economic forces of supply and demand
The value of these commodities is determined by market forces.

Example Sentences

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“Market forces.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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