market price


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market price

n.
The prevailing price at which merchandise, securities, or commodities are sold.

market price

n
(Economics) the prevailing price, as determined by supply and demand, at which goods, services, etc, may be bought or sold

mar′ket price`


n.
the price at which a commodity, security, or service is selling in the open market.
[1400–50]

market price

The price, as determined by supply and demand, at which goods, service, etc., may be exchanged.
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Noun1.market price - the price at which buyers and sellers trade the item in an open marketplacemarket price - the price at which buyers and sellers trade the item in an open marketplace
value - the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable; "the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world"
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Ye'll remember like a good soul, won't ye, that the market price is dreffle high just now?
And, sitting down, he wrote a letter to his broker, ordering him to sell out at the market price.
A pack of ragged Portuguese muleteers crowded around us, offering their beasts at half a dollar an hour--more rascality to the stranger, for the market price is sixteen cents.
You would have been disposed of for so many shillings according to the market price of the article, and Dunstable the butcher would have come up to you as you lay in your straw, and he would have whipped you under his left arm, and with his right he would have tucked up his frock to get a penknife from out of his waistcoat-pocket, and he would have shed your blood and had your life.
Five dollars for five thousand words, ten words for a cent, the market price for art.
I particularly observed in our travelling with his baggage, that though we received sufficient provisions both for ourselves and our horses from the country, as belonging to the mandarin, yet we were obliged to pay for everything we had, after the market price of the country, and the mandarin's steward collected it duly from us.
But on one occasion he explained seriously to Gania that he was no Jew, that he did nothing dishonest, that he could not help the market price of money, that, thanks to his accurate habits, he had already a good footing and was respected, and that his business was flourishing.
Weller, at the market price of the day, was entitled, in consideration of the balance of the second Mrs.
However, as labor is actually so purchased everywhere except in Downing Street and a few other privileged spots, I suggested that our friend should go to some place where his market price would be higher than in merry England.
And a sentimentalist, my dear Darlington, is a man who sees an absurd value in everything, and doesn't know the market price of any single thing.