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- n. an economic model of price determination in a market.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. “Demand means the quantity of a given article which would be taken at a given price. Supply means the quantity of that article which could be had at that price.” F. A. Walker.
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The company issued a statement mid-morning saying the Kyodo report isn't based on its own announcement, and that it will consider disclosing a forecast once it has a clearer assessment on electricity supply and demand and it progress in managing the accident.
It should come as no surprise, then, that we have a tendency to take our free-market system as a given, to assume that it flows naturally from the laws of supply and demand and Adam Smith’s invisible hand.
Of course there will be necessary exceptions, regulated by the condition of things in each county, with reference to the supply and demand for teachers, the state of intelligence,