captive market


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captive market

n
(Economics) a group of consumers who are obliged through lack of choice to buy a particular product, thus giving the supplier a monopoly
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captive market

nMonopol-Absatzmarkt m
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research, task 2 will provide succinct assessment of the Indian captive market for renewables.
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