2012년 5월 5일 토요일

Dic: supply (some of its meanings to be reminded)

[1]
■ [N-VAR] N of n, n N △A supply of something is an amount of it which someone has or which is available for them to use.

■ (often plural) an amount available for use; stock

  • The brain requires a constant supply of oxygen...
  • Most urban water supplies in the United States now contain fluoride in varying amounts.
[2]
■ [N-UNCOUNT] △Supply is the quantity of goods and services that can be made available for people to buy. (BUSINESS)

■ [economics]
  1. willingness and ability to offer goods and services for sale
  2. the amount of a commodity that producers are willing and able to offer for sale at a specified price
  • Prices change according to supply and demand.

[3] money supply
■ [N-UNCOUNT] usu the N △The money supply is the total amount of money in a country's economy at any one time. (BUSINESS)
  • They believed that controlling the money supply would reduce inflation.

..... COBUILD, COLLINS

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