Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb to market (a product) in a limited area for a period of time to determine the probable demand.

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Examples

  • The brand typically pops up for a limited time on a regional or local level and has only been rolled out nationally twice before: in 1982, when it was introduced after a 1981 test-market run; and in 1994, for a McDonald's tie-in with the Flintstones movie.

    The McRib Officially McReturns

  • Two Altria Group Inc. subsidiaries plan to test-market a form of smokeless tobacco called "tobacco sticks," in a new effort to woo consumers with alternatives to conventional tobacco products.

    Altria Plans To Test-Market Smokeless 'Tobacco Sticks'

  • The brand typically pops up for a limited time on a regional or local level and has only been rolled out nationally twice before: in 1982, when it was introduced after a 1981 test-market run; and in 1994, for a McDonald's tie-in with the Flintstones movie.

    The McRib Officially McReturns

  • The brand typically pops up for a limited time on a regional or local level and has only been rolled out nationally twice before: in 1982, when it was introduced after a 1981 test-market run; and in 1994, for a McDonald's tie-in with the Flintstones movie.

    The McRib Officially McReturns

  • This August, with lawmakers home in their districts, the rank-and-file will test-market ideas while the leadership comes up with a message to campaign on in the fall.

    GOP Seeks Clear Voter Message Amid Clamor

  • Soon after buying Conwood, Reynolds said it would test-market Camel Snus, a type of spitless tobacco popular in Sweden.

    Smokeless Products Are Tough Test for Reynolds

  • CHICAGO — Brewing giant MillerCoors LLC plans to test-market a new beer called Batch 19, which is based on a pre-Prohibition recipe, as part of several initiatives aimed at rejuvenating sales in the sluggish U.S. market.

    MillerCoors to Test a New Beer

  • Soon after buying Conwood, Reynolds said it would test-market Camel Snus, a type of spitless tobacco popular in Sweden.

    Smokeless Products Are Tough Test for Reynolds

  • CHICAGO — Brewing giant MillerCoors LLC plans to test-market a new beer called Batch 19, which is based on a pre-Prohibition recipe, as part of several initiatives aimed at rejuvenating sales in the sluggish U.S. market.

    MillerCoors to Test a New Beer

  • Soon after buying Conwood, Reynolds said it would test-market Camel Snus, a type of spitless tobacco popular in Sweden.

    Smokeless Products Are Tough Test for Reynolds

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