to forestall the market love

to forestall the market

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. to buy or contract for merchandise or provision on its way to market, with the intention of selling it again at a higher price; to dissuade persons from bringing their goods or provisions there; or to persuade them to enhance the price when there. This was an offense at law in England until 1844.

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