marketing

[ mahr-ki-ting ]
/ ˈmɑr kɪ tɪŋ /

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.

Origin of marketing

First recorded in 1555–65; market + -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM marketing

in·ter·mar·ket·ing, adjectivepre·mar·ket·ing, adjective

Definition for marketing (2 of 2)

market
[ mahr-kit ]
/ ˈmɑr kɪt /

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.

Origin of market

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

OTHER WORDS FROM market

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British Dictionary definitions for marketing (1 of 2)

marketing
/ (ˈmɑːkɪtɪŋ) /

noun

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

British Dictionary definitions for marketing (2 of 2)

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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Idioms and Phrases with marketing

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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