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  • adj. Offered for sale.
  • adj. During a real estate auction: going to be sold at that auction, ie. the bid has reached the vendor's reserve. (The general sense above of offered for sale is also used with real estate.)


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  • In the village, he shows me a $700,000 rebuilt 1870s-style Victorian that's just been sold, a newish town house on the market for $490,000 and a 111-year-old, $1.35 million colonial that's already seen a couple of price cuts.

    Housing Bust? What Housing Bust?

  • Attorney Greg Gallo , a lead partner at DLA Piper's corporate and securities practice, said the situation was able to "shake some people's confidence in the corporate-governance systems there, and that has had an overhang on the market for Chinese offerings."

    Taomee Gets Set For Debut

  • Because of the low price and excellent assumable mortgages, the property was on the market for only five days before being snapped up by the present general partner, who realized what a bargain it was.

    Creating Wealth

  • In France a distinguished economist named Leon Walras proved that one could deduce by mathematics the exact prices that would just exactly clear the market; of course, in order to do this, one had to have the equation for every single economic good on the market and then the ability to solve a problem in which the number of equations would run into the hundreds of thousands—indeed, into the millions.

    The Worldly Philosophers

  • There is, however, a fundamental difference between producing goods or services to sell on the market and producing them to improve the lives of the poora difference that creates a fundamental difficulty for creative capitalism.

    Creative Capitalism

  • HeavyHands are still on the market, and other brands of hand weights are available in sporting goods stores.

    The Flex Diet

  • Maya was one of only two brands with a Bengali brand name.3 The other important brands on the market were Ovastat, Lyndiol, Ovral, and Nordette.

    Strategic Management in Developing Countries Case Studies

  • Pharmaceutical manufacturers and immunologists at times acted as if the fact that vaccines had saved more lives than any other single invention rid them of the responsibility of ensuring that the vaccines already on the market were as safe as possible.

    The Panic Virus

  • Like small computers, a number of rechargeable battery-based printers are on the market with several offering full color from a palette of nearly 17 million colors.

    The RVer’s Bible

  • This was an entirely novel concept: many drugs on the market used to treat autoimmunity are aimed at inactivating TNF-alpha.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic


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