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market

[ mahr-kit ]
/ ˈmɑr kɪt /
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noun

verb (used without object)

to buy or sell in a market; deal.
to buy food and provisions for the home.

verb (used with object)

to carry or send to market for disposal: to market produce every week.
to dispose of in a market; sell.

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RELATED WORDS

advertise, retail, display, wholesale, vend, barter, merchandise, exchange

Nearby words

marked, marked man, a, markedly, marker, marker trait, market, market abuse, market analysis, market basket, market boat, market economy

Idioms

Origin of market

1100–1150; Middle English, late Old English < Vulgar Latin *marcātus, Latin mercātus trading, traffic, market
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British Dictionary definitions for market

market

/ (ˈmɑːkɪt) /

noun

verb -kets, -keting or -keted

(tr) to offer or produce for sale
(intr) to buy or deal in a market
Derived Formsmarketer, noun

Word Origin for market

C12: from Latin mercātus; from mercāri to trade, from merx merchandise
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Idioms and Phrases with market

market


see corner the market; drug on the market; flea market; in the market for; on the market; play the market; price out of the market.

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