(in a system of rationing) the buying and selling of unused ration coupons at a fluctuating legal price based on the supply of and demand for the rationed commodity.
Words nearby white market
Compare black market.
Origin of white market
First recorded in 1970–75
OTHER WORDS FROM white marketwhite-mar·ket, adjective
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