- the price at which a commodity, security, or service is selling in the open market.
Origin of market price
late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50
Also called market value.
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Examples from the Web for market price
We offered ten shillings an acre for it, the then market-price.Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)
William Delisle Hay
The market-price has been made for me by the jobbers yesterday and today.The Market-Place
At the same time the market-price of flour did not exceed $3 per hundred.The Mormon Prophet and His Harem
As for the market-price of book-learning or clerkly skill, it is not worth so much as naming.Side Lights
A man of property, like me, is bound to consider the market-price.Our Mutual Friend
- the prevailing price, as determined by supply and demand, at which goods, services, etc, may be bought or sold
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