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mar·ket

 (mär′kĭt)
n.
1.
a. A public gathering held for buying and selling goods or services: a weekly flower market.
b. An open space or a building where goods or services are offered for sale by multiple sellers: bought the chair at the downtown antiques market.
c. A store or shop that sells agricultural produce: bought vegetables from the corner market.
2.
a. A system of exchange in which prices are determined by the interaction of multiple, competing buyers and sellers: an electronic market for trading pollution credits.
b. A similar system in which information or ideas are evaluated by multiple competing interests.
3.
a. The buyers and sellers for a particular good or service or within a particular region: recent college graduates entering the US labor market.
b. The business transacted between such sellers and buyers: a slump in the housing market.
c. The price of a particular good or service as determined by supply and demand: The gold market climbed for the fifth straight day.
d. The demand for a particular commodity: a big market for denim; a growth market.
4. A standing commitment to buy and sell a given security at stated prices: a brokerage that made a market in the company's stock.
5. A subdivision of a population considered as consumers: targeting the teen market; a new product for the West Coast market.
6. The market price: executed the sale at market.
v. mar·ket·ed, mar·ket·ing, mar·kets
v.tr.
1. To offer for sale: merchants marketing their wares in the souk.
2. To try to make (a product or service) appealing to particular groups of consumers; promote by marketing.
v.intr.
1. To deal in a market; engage in buying or selling.
2. To buy household supplies: We marketed for a special Sunday dinner.
Idioms:
in the market
Interested in buying: We are in the market for a used car.
on the market
1. Available for buying: Many kinds of seasonal flowers are on the market.
2. Up for sale: They put the family business on the market.

[Middle English, from Old North French, from Vulgar Latin *marcātus, from Latin mercātus, from past participle of mercārī, to buy, from merx, merc-, merchandise.]

market

(ˈmɑːkɪt)
n
1. (Commerce)
a. an event or occasion, usually held at regular intervals, at which people meet for the purpose of buying and selling merchandise
b. (as modifier): market day.
2. (Human Geography) a place, such as an open space in a town, at which a market is held
3. (Commerce) a shop that sells a particular merchandise: an antique market.
4. (Commerce) the market business or trade in a commodity as specified: the sugar market.
5. (Commerce) the trading or selling opportunities provided by a particular group of people: the foreign market.
6. (Commerce) demand for a particular product or commodity: there is no market for furs here.
7. (Stock Exchange) See stock market
8. (Economics) See market price, market value
9. (Commerce) at market at the current price
10. be in the market for to wish to buy or acquire
11. (Commerce) on the market available for purchase
12. (Commerce) to speculate on a stock exchange
13. to act aggressively or unscrupulously in one's own commercial interests
14. (Commerce) buyer's market a market characterized by excess supply and thus favourable to buyers
15. (Commerce) seller's market a market characterized by excess demand and thus favourable to sellers
vb, -kets, -keting or -keted
16. (Commerce) (tr) to offer or produce for sale
17. (Commerce) (intr) to buy or deal in a market
[C12: from Latin mercātus; from mercāri to trade, from merx merchandise]
ˈmarketer n

mar•ket

(ˈmɑr kɪt)

n.
1. an open place or a building where buyers and sellers convene for the sale of goods.
2. a store for the sale of food.
3. a meeting of people for buying and selling.
4. the people assembled.
5. trade in a particular commodity: the cotton market.
6. demand for a commodity: a dwindling market for leather goods.
7. the body of existing or potential buyers for specific goods or services: the health-food market.
8. a region in which goods and services are bought or used: the foreign market.
9. an economic situation in which supply and demand interact through the activity of buyers and sellers: market forces; a market economy.
v.i.
11. to deal commercially in a market.
12. to buy provisions for the home.
v.t.
13. to offer in a market for sale.
14. to sell.
Idioms:
1. in the market for, interested in buying.
2. on the market, for sale; available.
[1100–1150; << Latin mercātus= mercā(rī) to buy (from merx commodity) + -tus suffix of v. action]
mar′ket•er, n.

market


Past participle: marketed
Gerund: marketing

Imperative
market
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Present
I market
you market
he/she/it markets
we market
you market
they market
Preterite
I marketed
you marketed
he/she/it marketed
we marketed
you marketed
they marketed
Present Continuous
I am marketing
you are marketing
he/she/it is marketing
we are marketing
you are marketing
they are marketing
Present Perfect
I have marketed
you have marketed
he/she/it has marketed
we have marketed
you have marketed
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Past Continuous
I was marketing
you were marketing
he/she/it was marketing
we were marketing
you were marketing
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Past Perfect
I had marketed
you had marketed
he/she/it had marketed
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Future
I will market
you will market
he/she/it will market
we will market
you will market
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Future Perfect
I will have marketed
you will have marketed
he/she/it will have marketed
we will have marketed
you will have marketed
they will have marketed
Future Continuous
I will be marketing
you will be marketing
he/she/it will be marketing
we will be marketing
you will be marketing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been marketing
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he/she/it has been marketing
we have been marketing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been marketing
you will have been marketing
he/she/it will have been marketing
we will have been marketing
you will have been marketing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been marketing
you had been marketing
he/she/it had been marketing
we had been marketing
you had been marketing
they had been marketing
Conditional
I would market
you would market
he/she/it would market
we would market
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Past Conditional
I would have marketed
you would have marketed
he/she/it would have marketed
we would have marketed
you would have marketed
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market

Any area of business where buyers and sellers are in contact with each other and where prices in one area affect prices in another area. A market need not be confined to a particular place, it could refer to an area of the economy, for example, the market for factory machinery or the market for foreign exchange.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.market - the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and soldmarket - the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold; "without competition there would be no market"; "they were driven from the marketplace"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
black market - an illegal market in which goods or currencies are bought and sold in violation of rationing or controls
buyer's market, buyers' market, soft market - a market in which more people want to sell than want to buy
gray market, grey market - an unofficial market in which goods are bought and sold at prices lower than the official price set by a regulatory agency
seller's market, sellers' market - a market in which more people want to buy than want to sell
labor market - the market in which workers compete for jobs and employers compete for workers
monopoly - (economics) a market in which there are many buyers but only one seller; "a monopoly on silver"; "when you have a monopoly you can ask any price you like"
monopsony - (economics) a market in which goods or services are offered by several sellers but there is only one buyer
oligopoly - (economics) a market in which control over the supply of a commodity is in the hands of a small number of producers and each one can influence prices and affect competitors
2.market - the customers for a particular product or service; "before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it"
social class, socio-economic class, stratum, class - people having the same social, economic, or educational status; "the working class"; "an emerging professional class"
black market - people who engage in illicit trade
3.market - a marketplace where groceries are soldmarket - a marketplace where groceries are sold; "the grocery store included a meat market"
greengrocery - a greengrocer's grocery store
market place, mart, marketplace, market - an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
shelf - a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
supermarket - a large self-service grocery store selling groceries and dairy products and household goods
4.market - the securities markets in the aggregatemarket - the securities markets in the aggregate; "the market always frustrates the small investor"
securities market, stock exchange, stock market - an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers
industry - the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "each industry has its own trade publications"
bear market - a market characterized by falling prices for securities
bull market - a market characterized by rising prices for securities
the City - used to allude to the securities industry of Great Britain
the Street, Wall Street - used to allude to the securities industry of the United States
money market - a market for short-term debt instruments
nondepository financial institution - a financial institution that funds their investment activities from the sale of securities or insurance
5.market - an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set upmarket - an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
public square, agora - a place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece
bazar, bazaar - a street of small shops (especially in Orient)
food market, grocery, grocery store, market - a marketplace where groceries are sold; "the grocery store included a meat market"
mercantile establishment, outlet, retail store, sales outlet - a place of business for retailing goods
market square, open-air market, open-air marketplace - a public marketplace where food and merchandise is sold
slave market - a marketplace where slaves were auctioned off (especially in the southern United States before the American Civil War)
agora - the marketplace in ancient Greece
Verb1.market - engage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution ofmarket - engage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of; "The company is marketing its new line of beauty products"
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
merchandise, trade - engage in the trade of; "he is merchandising telephone sets"
offer - make available for sale; "The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week"
2.market - buy household supplies; "We go marketing every Saturday"
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
shop - do one's shopping; "She goes shopping every Friday"
3.market - deal in a market
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
sell, trade, deal - do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes"
4.market - make commercial; "Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life"
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

market

noun
1. fair, mart, bazaar, souk (Arabic) Many traders in the market have special offers today.
2. demand, call, need, desire, requirement There's no market for such expensive goods.
3. trade, business, dealing, commerce, trading, buying and selling Two big companies control 72% of the market.
verb
1. sell, promote, retail, peddle, vend, offer for sale These phones have been marketed here since 1963.
in the market for in need of, wanting, seeking, lacking, wishing to buy Are you in the market for a new radio?
on the market on offer, on sale, up for sale putting more empty offices on the market

market

verb
To offer for sale:
Translations
سوقسُوقُيَبيع، يُسَوِّقيوجَد سوق، يوجَد طَلَب
trhtržištěprodávat
markedmarkedsføremarkedspladssælgeefterspørgsel
markkinatmarkkinoidatoriasiakaskuntakauppatori
tržnica
piactőzsdevásárcsarnokvevőkör
pasar
markaîursetja á markaî
市場
시장
būti parduodamamdaržininkystės ūkispaklausos tyrimasperkamasprekyvietė
pārdottirgotiestirgustirgus, noiets
trgtržititržnica
buvljaktrgtrgovinatržište
marknad
ตลาด
chợ

market

[ˈmɑːkɪt]
A. N
1. (= place) → mercado m
to go to marketir al mercado
2. (= trade) → mercado m
overseas/domestic marketmercado exterior/nacional
to corner the market in maizeacaparar el mercado del maíz
to flood the market with sthinundar el mercado de algo
strawberries are flooding the marketlas fresas inundan el mercado
to be in the market for sthestar dispuesto a comprar algo
to be on the marketestar en venta or a la venta
it's the dearest shirt on the marketes la camisa más cara del mercado
to bring or put a product on(to) the marketlanzar un producto al mercado
to come on(to) the marketsalir a la venta or al mercado, ponerse en venta
to rig the marketmanipular la lonja
see also open E
3. (= demand) → demanda f
there is a ready market for video gameshay una gran demanda de videojuegos
there's no market for pink sockslos calcetines de color rosa no encuentran salida
to find a ready marketvenderse fácilmente, tener fácil salida
4. (= stock market) → bolsa f (de valores)
to play the marketjugar a la bolsa
B. VT
1. (= sell) → comercializar, poner en venta
2. (= promote) → publicitar
C. VI (esp US) → hacer la compra
D. CPD market analysis Nanálisis m inv de mercado(s)
market day Ndía m de mercado
market demand Ndemanda f del mercado
market economy Neconomía f de mercado
market forces NPLfuerzas fpl del mercado, tendencias fpl del mercado
market garden N (Brit) (small) → huerto m; (large) → huerta f
market gardener N (Brit) → hortelano/a m/f
market gardening N (Brit) → horticultura f
market intelligence Ninformación f del mercado
market leader Nlíder m del mercado
market opportunity Noportunidad f comercial
market penetration Npenetración f del mercado
market place Nplaza f (del mercado); (= world of trade) → mercado m
market potential Npotencial m comercial
market price Nprecio m de mercado
market rates NPLprecios mpl del mercado (Fin) → cotizaciones fpl
market research Nestudios mpl de mercados
market researcher Ninvestigador(a) m/f de mercados
market share Ncuota f de mercado
market study, market survey Nestudio m de mercado
market town Nmercado m
market trends NPLtendencias fpl de mercado
market value Nvalor m de mercado

market

[ˈmɑːrkɪt]
n
(in town, village)marché m
(for product)marché m
the Russian market for personal computers → le marché russe des ordinateurs personnels
to be on the market [product, house] → être sur le marché
to put sth on the market [+ product, house] → mettre qch sur le marché
to come onto the market [product, house] → entrer sur le marché
to price o.s. out of the market (= charge too much) → se placer au-dessus des prix du marché
to be in the market for sth [+ product] → être acheteur/euse de qch
on the open market → en vente libre
(also stock market) to play the market → jouer à la Bourse
vtcommercialiser
to market sth as → commercialiser qch comme

market

n
Markt m; when is the next market?wann ist wieder Markt(tag)?; he took his sheep to marketer brachte seine Schafe zum Markt; at the marketauf dem Markt; to go to marketauf den Markt gehen
(= trade)Markt m; world marketWeltmarkt m; open marketoffener Markt; to be in the market for somethingan etw (dat)interessiert sein; to be on the marketauf dem Markt sein; to come on(to) the marketauf den Markt kommen; to put on the marketauf den Markt bringen; housezum Verkauf anbieten
(= demand)(Absatz)markt m; (= area)Absatzgebiet ntor -markt m; to create a marketNachfrage erzeugen; to find a ready marketguten Absatz finden
(= stock market)Börse f; to play the market(an der Börse) spekulieren
vtvertreiben; to market a (new) productein (neues) Produkt auf den Markt bringen; it’s a nice idea, but we can’t market itdas ist eine gute Idee, sie lässt sich nur nicht verkaufen or vermarkten; the reason it didn’t sell was simply that it wasn’t properly marketedes fand wegen unzureichenden Marketings keinen Absatz
visich verkaufen, Absatz finden, gehen (inf)

market

:
market analysis
nMarktanalyse f
market behaviour
nMarktverhalten nt
market cleansing
n (Econ) → Marktbereinigung f
market condition
n usu plMarktlage f, → Konjunktur f
market day
nMarkttag m
market dealings
pl (Brit St Ex) → Börsenhandel m
market dominance
n (Econ) → Marktbeherrschung f
market-driven, market-led
adj product, decision, change, companymarktbestimmt, marktgesteuert
market economy
market expert
nMarktexperte m, → Marktexpertin
market forces
plMarktkräfte pl
market garden
nGemüseanbaubetrieb m, → Gärtnerei f
market gardener
nGärtner(in) m(f)
market gardening
n(gewerbsmäßiger) Anbau von Gemüse

market

:
market leader
nMarktführer m
market niche
nMarktnische f
marketplace
n
Marktplatz m; on the marketauf dem Marktplatz
(= world of trade)Markt m; in the marketauf dem Markt
market price
nMarktpreis m
market research
market researcher
nMarktforscher(in) m(f)
market sector
n (Econ) → Marktsegment ntor -sektor m
market share
nMarktanteil m
market square
nMarktplatz m
market stall
nMarktbude f
market survey
nMarktuntersuchung f
market swing
n (US) → Konjunkturumschwung m
market town
nMarktstädtchen nt
market trader
n (Brit) → Markthändler(in) m(f)
market trends
plMarkttendenzen pl
market value
nMarktwert m

market

[ˈmɑːkɪt]
1. n (gen) → mercato (also stock market) → mercato azionario or dei titoli
to go to market → andare al mercato
open market → mercato libero
there is a good market for videos → c'è una grossa richiesta di video
is there a market for that? → c'è uno sbocco sul mercato per quello?
it appeals to the Italian market → è richiesto sul mercato italiano
to be in the market for sth → avere intenzione di comprare qc
to be on the market → essere (messo/a) in vendita or in commercio
to come on(to) the market → essere introdotto/a sul mercato
to play the market → giocare or speculare in borsa
2. vt (Comm) (sell) → vendere, mettere in vendita; (promote) → lanciare sul mercato

market

(ˈmaːkit) noun
1. a public place where people meet to buy and sell or the public event at which this happens. He has a clothes stall in the market.
2. (a place where there is) a demand for certain things. There is a market for cotton goods in hot countries.
verb
to (attempt to) sell. I produce the goods and my brother markets them all over the world.
ˈmarketable adjective
wanted by the public and therefore able to be sold. a marketable product.
ˈmarketing noun
(the study of) the processes by which anything may be sold. He is in charge of marketing; (also adjective) marketing methods.
ˌmarket-ˈgarden noun
a garden where fruit and vegetables are grown for sale.
ˈmarket-place, ˌmarket-ˈsquare noun
the open space or square in a town in which a market is held.
market price/value
the price at which a thing is being sold at a particular time. What's the current market price of gold?
market research
investigation of the habits and preferences of the public in choosing what goods to buy. She does market research for a cosmetics firm.
be on the market
to be for sale. Her house has been on the market for months.

market

سُوقُ trh marked Markt αγορά mercado markkinat marché tržnica mercato 市場 시장 markt marked rynek mercado рынок marknad ตลาด pazar chợ 市场
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One day in October, when they were ripe, he picked one and took it to market.
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Nicholas when they crossed, there lies a small market town or rural port, which by some is called Greensburgh, but which is more generally and properly known by the name of Tarry Town.
My mother always took him to the town on a market day in a light gig.
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Why, I've got a friend that's going into this yer branch of the business--wants to buy up handsome boys to raise for the market.
You're rich -- yes, -- suddenly rich -- for about a day, maybe a week; then somebody cor- ners the market on YOU, and down goes your bucket- shop; ain't that so, Sandy?
And the other two little boy pigs, Pigling Bland and Alexander, went to market.
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