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Definition of

panic buying


exceptional buying because of fear of shortages an unusual level of buying caused by fear or rumors of product shortages or by severe price rises

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Definitions of ’panic buying’ and meaning of ’panic buying’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’panic buying’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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