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How to use black market in a sentence
It may be fun and it may get them paid, until oversaturation ruins our sense for irony and destroys the market for it.
The world that Black Dynamite lives in is not the most PC place to be in.
Music is a huge part of the tone of Black Dynamite overall—going back to the original 2009 movie on which the series is based.
How far has Congress really evolved on race when in 50 years it has gone from one black senator to two?
Even the arguably more democratic House is only at 10 percent black members.
Suddenly, however, he became aware of a small black spot far ahead in the very middle of the unencumbered track.
The lady in black was reading her morning devotions on the porch of a neighboring bathhouse.
The lady in black, creeping behind them, looked a trifle paler and more jaded than usual.
When the days were fine, Jean in his basket assisted at the dramatic performance in the market-place.
A little black girl sat on the floor, and with her hands worked the treadle of the machine.
British Dictionary definitions for black market
- any system in which goods or currencies are sold and bought illegally, esp in violation of controls or rationing
- (as modifier)black market lamb
Derived forms of black marketblack marketeer, noun
Cultural definitions for black market
The illegal buying and selling of goods above the price fixed by a government. Black markets usually develop when, because of war, disaster, or public policy, a government tries to set prices for commodities instead of allowing the normal operations of supply and demand to set prices.