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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BUYER

The purchase of that which neither belongs to the seller, nor can belong to the buyer.

No one, with Pat as buyer, would be able to catch or to keep the General's trade.

But if the price goes down, the buyer sustains a speculative loss.

His interest in it, therefore, is ended when the buyer there pays him the current price.

"Then I'll leave it, old sweet-tooth," said the buyer, as he moved away.

After all, it is scarcely fair in me to ask it, for I don't come as a buyer.

Yes, and we shall have to pay the expenses of carriage to the buyer.

The buyer gains much by being open and above board with the seller.

There are a few rules, however, that the buyer of store cattle should be acquainted with.

Cattle and sheep are the better of a good rouse-up when the buyer is inspecting them.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, biggere "one who purchases," agent noun from buy (v.). Meaning "one whose job is to buy goods for a store" is from 1884. Buyer's market attested from 1886.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BUYER

consumer

nounperson who buys merchandise, services

consumers

nounperson who buys merchandise, services
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