GLOSSARY

To assist all those working in the market research and opinion industry ESOMAR maintains a comprehensive glossary of market research and marketing terms.

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A Posteriori
A Priori
A&U
AAPOR
Absolute Error
Accompanied Shopping
Achieved Communality
Acquiescence Bias
Ad Hoc Research
Research that is specifically designed to address a particular problem or issue. Ad hoc research is usually conducted when there is insufficient existing information. Ad hoc projects are usually single pieces of research rather than part of a continuous programme.

Additive Causal Relationship
Affective Component
Aggregate
Aided Awareness
Alert
All Commodity Volume (ACV)
Alternative Hypothesis
Analyse
Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA)
Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
Anchor Label
Anonymity
Answer Cards
Area Sampling
Arithmetic Mean
Artificiality
Association Matrix
Association Technique
Atomistic Test
Attempt
Attitude
Attitude Research
Attitude Scaling
Attribute
Attribute Analysis
Audimeter
Audit
Average
Average Issue Readership
Average Opportunities to See
Awareness
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