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FREE MARKET fri mɑrkɪt

21 May 2019

Noun

  • a market that is not influenced by the government.
Example Sentence: He supports a free market for goods in Europe.
 

FLOP flɒp

20 May 2019

Verb

  • very unsuccessful.
Example Sentence: The product was a flop and was discontinued after just 6 months.
 

ENDORSE ɛnˈdɔrs

19 May 2019

Verb

  • (of famous people) to publically say that you think a product is good.
Example Sentence: The boxer endorses the energy drink in their latest commercial.
 

END USER ɛnd yuzər

18 May 2019

Noun

  • the person who uses a product or service.
Example Sentence: We need more feedback from end users.
 

DISMISS dɪsˈmɪs

17 May 2019

Verb

  • to end somebody's term of employment because they did something bad (syn: sack, fire)
Example Sentence: He was dismissed for being rude to a customer.
 

COUPON kupɒn

16 May 2019

Noun

  • part of a printed advert that can be used to buy or get a product.
Example Sentence: Collect the coupons from our magazine to get a 20% discount!
 

COMPETITIVE kəmˈpɛtɪtɪv

15 May 2019

Adjective

  • offering a price or service that is as good or better than other companies.
Example Sentence: They are offering the new computer at a very competitive price.
 

COLD-CALL koʊld kɔl

14 May 2019

Noun

  • to call somebody to try to sell something without permission or warning.
Example Sentence: I hate it when people cold-call to sell me things.
 

CLINCH klɪntʃ

13 May 2019

Verb

  • to successfully close a difficult business deal.
Example Sentence: After 5 hours of negotiating, they finally clinched a deal.
 

CLARIFY klærəˌfaɪ

12 May 2019

Verb

  • to make something clear.
Example Sentence: Can we please clarify who will be responsible for the project?
 

BRAND AWARENESS brænd əˈwɛərnɛs

11 May 2019

Noun

  • the extent to which a brand is recognised by the public.
Example Sentence: The ad campaign aims to boost brand awareness in the country.
 

ALLOCATE æləˌkeɪt

10 May 2019

Verb

  • to specify where something (especially resources) will go.
Example Sentence: They have allocated $50 million for research and development.
 

AFTER-SALES SERVICE  

09 May 2019

Noun

  • service that is provided after something has been sold.
Example Sentence: The company was praised for its excellent after-sales service.
 

WORD-OF-MOUTH  

08 May 2019

Noun

  • when information spreads through conversation.
Example Sentence: The shop's success is entirely down to word-of-mouth.
 

WELL-ESTABLISHED wɛlɪˈstæblɪʃt

07 May 2019

Adjective

  • having existed for a long time & having many clients.
Example Sentence: They are a well-established firm of lawyers.
 
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