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Supply

In economics, the amount of a good available to be sold. Generally speaking, the greater the supply of a good is, the lower its price is. Likewise, a scarce supply usually results in a high price. However, this price fluctuation also depends on the demand for the good. See also: Law of supply and demand.

supply

the amount of a PRODUCT made available for sale by FIRMS. In economic analysis, the total supply of a product is reflected in the SUPPLY CURVE. Compare DEMAND.
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The settlement includes a $150 million judgment, most of which has been suspended based on the financial condition of Supple and Apatow.
A poor header from James McEveley back to his keeper saw Vine take possession but, with only Supple to beat, he somehow contrived to smash the ball into the side netting.
The three-year-old hung left when finishing second after being held up on his reappearance at Redcar 15 days ago but it was a different story here as Supple sent the 8-1 chance straight into the lead in the 10-furlong contest.
The three-year-old hung left when finishing second after being held up on his reappearance at Redcar ago but it was a different story here as Supple sent the 8-1 chance straight into the lead in the 10-furlong contest.
Supple, however, had to be at his strongest to get Partners In Jazz up on the line in the Nick Wilmot-Smith Memorial Handicap.
Headquartered in Oshkosh, Supple is an award-winning restaurant operator.
Trained by Sir Michael Stoute,Hazim had the worst draw in the 17-runner line-up,but Supple had plenty of confidence in him and was content to settle him at the back of the field.
We have changed some of our claim handling practices," said Supple, explaining that claimants are informed up-front in writing that if a judgment goes over the policy limit, the claimant will be not be held liable.
Haroun and the Sea of Stories" marks the National Theater directing debut of the immensely gifted director Tim Supple, but it also tells a far different story from the various Young Vic triumphs (his New York-bound "Grimm Tales" included) that have made Supple, that venue's artistic director, one of London's most admired young talents.
Daniel Supple was listed in fair condition at UCLA Medical Center, where he was expected to undergo surgery Wednesday for two broken ankles, a broken left arm and spinal fractures.
17 Supple, 164-65, gives perhaps the best definition of the bimetallic system: "With both gold and silver coins circulating, and each type being valued in terms of the other, there was an official Mint ratio which was given, and could be altered, by that valuation, or by any other step which changed the amount of gold and/or silver being represented by one pound tale.
If the arteries stay supple, older people may be able to escape the damage to the heart that occurs when it forces blood through unyielding arteries, he says.