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The market for parts and accessories used in the upkeep or enhancement of a previous purchase, as of a car or computer.

af′ter·mar′ket adj.
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1. (Commerce) business of supplying accessories and products related to cars etc
2. (Stock Exchange) stock exchange buying and selling of shares and bonds after issue
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(ˈæf tərˌmɑr kɪt, ˈɑf-)

the market for parts, accessories, etc., for maintaining the original product.
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[ˈɑːftərˌmɑːrkɪt] n
(for cars)marché m des accessoires
(STOCK EXCHANGE) (for shares and bonds)marché m secondaire
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