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marketing

[ mahr-ki-ting ]
/ ˈmɑr kɪ tɪŋ /
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noun

the act of buying or selling in a market.
the total of activities involved in the transfer of goods from the producer or seller to the consumer or buyer, including advertising, shipping, storing, and selling.

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Origin of marketing

First recorded in 1555–65; market + -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM marketing

in·ter·mar·ket·ing, adjectivepre·mar·ket·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for marketing

marketing
/ (ˈmɑːkɪtɪŋ) /

noun

the provision of goods or services to meet customer or consumer needs
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