free market

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noun
  1. an economic system in which prices and wages are determined by unrestricted competition between businesses, without government regulation or fear of monopolies.
Related formsfree-mar·ket, adjectivefree marketeer, noun
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free market

noun
    1. an economic system that allows supply and demand to regulate prices, wages, etc, rather than government policy
    2. (as modifier)a free-market economy
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free market in Culture

free market

The production and exchange of goods and services without interference from the government or from monopolies.

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