Sator: How do you come by your information about the opera?

Protagonist: You wouldn't do business with someone who wasn't savvy enough to be recruited. Hell, the CIA provides two thirds of the market for fissile material.

Sator: They're usually buying, not selling.

What does "provides market for something" mean?


"To provide a market for" means to be available to buy something. In this example, "provides two thirds of the market for" means they buy two-thirds of what is available.

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