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black-mar·ket

(blăk′mär′kĭt)
tr.v. black-mar·ket·ed, black-mar·ket·ing, black-mar·kets
To trade (something) in the black market.
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black′ mar′ket


n.
1. the illicit buying and selling of goods in violation of legal price controls, rationing, etc.
2. a place where such activity is carried on.
[1930–35]

black′-mar′ket


v.i.
1. to buy and sell goods in the black market.
v.t.
2. to sell in the black market.
[1930–35]
black′ marketeer′, black′ mar′keter, n.
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black-market


Past participle: black-marketed
Gerund: black-marketing

Imperative
black-market
black-market
Present
I black-market
you black-market
he/she/it black-markets
we black-market
you black-market
they black-market
Preterite
I black-marketed
you black-marketed
he/she/it black-marketed
we black-marketed
you black-marketed
they black-marketed
Present Continuous
I am black-marketing
you are black-marketing
he/she/it is black-marketing
we are black-marketing
you are black-marketing
they are black-marketing
Present Perfect
I have black-marketed
you have black-marketed
he/she/it has black-marketed
we have black-marketed
you have black-marketed
they have black-marketed
Past Continuous
I was black-marketing
you were black-marketing
he/she/it was black-marketing
we were black-marketing
you were black-marketing
they were black-marketing
Past Perfect
I had black-marketed
you had black-marketed
he/she/it had black-marketed
we had black-marketed
you had black-marketed
they had black-marketed
Future
I will black-market
you will black-market
he/she/it will black-market
we will black-market
you will black-market
they will black-market
Future Perfect
I will have black-marketed
you will have black-marketed
he/she/it will have black-marketed
we will have black-marketed
you will have black-marketed
they will have black-marketed
Future Continuous
I will be black-marketing
you will be black-marketing
he/she/it will be black-marketing
we will be black-marketing
you will be black-marketing
they will be black-marketing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been black-marketing
you have been black-marketing
he/she/it has been black-marketing
we have been black-marketing
you have been black-marketing
they have been black-marketing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been black-marketing
you will have been black-marketing
he/she/it will have been black-marketing
we will have been black-marketing
you will have been black-marketing
they will have been black-marketing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been black-marketing
you had been black-marketing
he/she/it had been black-marketing
we had been black-marketing
you had been black-marketing
they had been black-marketing
Conditional
I would black-market
you would black-market
he/she/it would black-market
we would black-market
you would black-market
they would black-market
Past Conditional
I would have black-marketed
you would have black-marketed
he/she/it would have black-marketed
we would have black-marketed
you would have black-marketed
they would have black-marketed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.black-market - distributed or sold illicitlyblack-market - distributed or sold illicitly; "the black economy pays no taxes"
illegal - prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules; "an illegal chess move"
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