market-research [mahr-kit-ree-surch, -ri-surch] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN verb (used with object) to conduct market research on.
Origin of market-research First recorded in 1965–70 market research noun the gathering and studying of data relating to consumer preferences, purchasing power, etc., especially prior to introducing a product on the market. Origin of market research First recorded in 1925–30 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Related Words for market-research, , Examples from the Web for market-research Contemporary Examples of market-research
According to the market-research firm Global Industry Analysts, the anti-aging industry generates more than $80 billion per year.
Adam Leith Gollner
August 20, 2013
Allison then broke down during a market-research session and threw a brass cigarette dispenser at Don, quitting.
March 22, 2012
British Dictionary definitions for market-research market research marketing research noun the study of influences upon customer and consumer behaviour and the analysis of market characteristics and trends Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012