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- (RP) IPA: /ˈmɑːkɪt/, SAMPA: /"mA:kIt/
- (GenAm) IPA: /ˈmɑɹkɪt/, SAMPA: /"mArkIt/
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- Hyphenation: mar‧ket
From Old North French market (Old French marchiet, French marché), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] mercatus "trade; market", derived from merx "merchandise". Related are merchant and Mercury (among other things the Roman god of commerce).
- City square or other place where traders set up stalls and buyers browse the merchandise.
- The crowds at the market were quite noisy.
- We're going to the market to get some fresh vegetables and fruits.
- Place or network where trading takes place.
- There was heavy trading of stock in the market today.
- The market is a process, actuated by the interplay of the actions of the various individuals cooperating under the division of labor.
- Definition used by famous economist of the Austrian school, Ludwig Von Mises, in his book Human Action.
- Group of customers that possibly want to buy one's product.
- We believe that the market for the new widget is the older homeowner.
- The sum total of trades in a process of individuals trading for certain commodities.
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Third person singular
- (transitive) Making products available for sale and promoting them.
- We plan to market it by next quarter.
Adjectivemarket (not comparable)
- With relation to the market.
- We waited to hear the latest market results.
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