an unrestricted competitive market in which any buyer and seller is free to participate.
- open-market, adjective
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How to use open market in a sentence
Prescott would be the NFL’s top free agent if he hits the open market, but it’s difficult to see that happening.The 10 biggest roster questions in the NFL as the offseason begins | John Clayton | February 9, 2021 | Washington Post
On the open market, Prescott, 27, would probably be paid in the mid-$30 million per year range despite the uncertainty of his return from a severe ankle injury.With Matthew Stafford out of the running, Washington’s quarterback options are limited | Nicki Jhabvala, Sam Fortier | February 1, 2021 | Washington Post
Flexible panels were previously exclusive to Samsung's phone division, but the report says Samsung Display plans to sell 1 million panels this year in the open market.Samsung’s reportedly ready to supply foldable displays to rival companies | Ron Amadeo | January 27, 2021 | Ars Technica
They then have three years of arbitration eligibility before hitting the open market.As MLB arbitration deadline nears, Nats contend with increasingly odd process | Jesse Dougherty | January 13, 2021 | Washington Post
Perdue may have saved thousands by not putting his house on the open market.Sen. David Perdue Sold His Home to a Finance Industry Official Whose Organization Was Lobbying the Senate | by Robert Faturechi | December 10, 2020 | ProPublica
The reigning league MVP, Kevin Durant, is also set to hit the open market that summer.2014 NBA Preview: Skinny LeBron and the Racist Ghost of Donald Sterling | Robert Silverman | October 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Can you make it in a wide-open market in which consumers have loads of options?Yes We Can Still Market: Why U.S. Brands Remain World’s Most Valuable | Daniel Gross | June 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But, he said, the price of participating in the open market is to play by the same rules as everyone else.Do Corporations Believe in God? The ‘Hobby Lobby’ Case Has the Answer | Jay Michaelson | March 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
So far there are no leads, but it seems unlikely that it will be sold in the open market.Pompeii Made It Through a Volcano, but Can It Survive Vandals? | Barbie Latza Nadeau | March 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
That fact challenges the fundamental assumptions not only of democracy but of a truly open market with equitable opportunities.
Possibly it will be found cheaper to buy Hammarstens casein in the open market where the price is $3.50 per pound wholesale!
A mistress costs a great deal more than a wife; in the open market of the world she can get more.Damn! | Henry Louis Mencken
How came the stone into the goose, and how came the goose into the open market?Adventures of Sherlock Holmes | A. Conan Doyle
It means the end of the open market—which has always been a spur to industry.The Trail Horde | Charles Alden Seltzer
But I'm not so sure it's worth as much as you think in the open market—not in the manufacturing business in Deep Harbor.I Walked in Arden | Jack Crawford
British Dictionary definitions for open market
a market in which prices are determined by supply and demand, there are no barriers to entry, and trading is not restricted to a specific area
(as modifier): open-market value
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