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free market

n.
An economic market in which supply and demand are not regulated or are regulated with only minor restrictions.

free market

n
(Economics)
a. an economic system that allows supply and demand to regulate prices, wages, etc, rather than government policy
b. (as modifier): a free-market economy.

free′ mar′ket


n.
an economic market regulated by the forces of supply and demand.
[1905–10]

free market

Trade which flows freely between countries without barriers such as tariffs and quotas.
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This enhanced reporting and compliance has compromised the laissez faire principle of a free market economy for the banking industry.
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The AKP government has gradually moved away from the West, which grows and prospers as a free market economy and generates wealth and happiness, and adopted a vision which only cares about economic stability.
LIBERAL AND FREE market economy without any ownership restriction or foreign exchange controls
Muscat: The recent decision to restrict the powers of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) to control the prices of only 23 products was taken as per the principles of free market economy and Oman's commitment to the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
"As the first elected prime minister after the restoration of democracy, Prime Minister Suarez was instrumental in helping Spain transition to a more pluralistic society, free market economy and parliamentary system of government," said National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden.
It's not a free market economy. If the housing market was not so manipulated and left to natural market forces you'd soon see the true value of rents.