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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)
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Origin of market

First recorded in 1100–1150; Middle English market, market(t)e, markat(t)e, late Old English market, from Vulgar Latin marcātus (assumed), from Latin mercātus “trading, traffic, market”; see origin at merchant

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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 forms of market

marketer, noun

Word Origin for market

C12: from Latin mercātus; from mercāri to trade, from merx merchandise
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Other 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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