from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The ability to purchase, generally measured by income.
- noun The value of a particular monetary unit in terms of the goods or services that can be purchased with it.
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- noun economics The amount of
goodsand servicesthat can be bought with a unit of currencyor by consumers.
- noun business The ability of a large
collectiveor company to negotiate more favourable prices and terms than a smaller group or company.
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