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Etymology

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).

Noun

Singular
market

Plural
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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Group of customers that possibly want to buy one's product.
    We believe that the market for the new widget is the older homeowner.
  4. The sum total of trades in a process of individuals trading for certain commodities.

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Verb

Infinitive
to market

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to market (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) Making products available for sale and promoting them.
    We plan to market it by next quarter.

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Adjective

market (not comparable)

Positive
market

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. With relation to the market.
    We waited to hear the latest market results.

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