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mart

 (märt)
n.
1. A trading center; a market.
2. A place where goods are sold; a store.
3. Archaic A fair.

[Middle English, probably from Middle Flemish, from Vulgar Latin *marcātus; see market.]

mart

(mɑːt)
n
(Commerce) a market or trading centre
[C15: from Middle Dutch mart market]

mart

(mɑrt)

n.
1. market; trading center.
2. a building, center, or exposition for the sale of goods, as by wholesalers to retailers.
3. Archaic. a fair.
4. Obs. a bargain.
[1400–50; < Middle Dutch mar(c)t market]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mart - an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set upmart - 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
Translations

mart

[mɑːt] N (esp US) (= trade centre) → emporio m; (= market) → mercado m; (= auction room) → martillo m; (= property mart) (in newspaper) → bolsa f de la propiedad

mart

n (old)Markt m
References in classic literature ?
As China was the grand mart for the furs collected in these quarters, the Russians had the advantage over their competitors in the trade.
The main feature of his scheme was to establish a line of trading posts along the Missouri and the Columbia, to the mouth of the latter, where was to be founded the chief trading house or mart. Inferior posts would be established in the interior, and on all the tributary streams of the Columbia, to trade with the Indians; these posts would draw their supplies from the main establishment, and bring to it the peltries they collected.
They were straitened on one side by the rivalry of the Hudson's Bay Company; then they had no good post on the Pacific where they could receive supplies by sea for their establishments beyond the mountains; nor, if they had one, could they ship their furs thence to China, that great mart for peltries; the Chinese trade being comprised in the monopoly of the East India Company.
Her jewelry marts are filled with artists in mosaic.
Her battle-flags bear the mold and the dust of centuries, her marts are deserted, she has shrunken far within her crumbling walls, and her great population has diminished to twenty thousand souls.
Ten years dropped from his life, as a pin may slip between the fingers; and the ocean and the mountains, and the mines, and crowded marts and mingled races of San Francisco, and his own fortune and his own disgrace, became, for that one moment, the figures of a dream that was over.
Harrison and Hetherington wants to invest more than PS100,000 to improve the on-site operational facilities at Wooler Auction Mart.
Key to the local marketing support Health Mart offers is the online Marketing Hub service, a comprehensive and easy-to-use marketing portal designed to provide Health Mart store owners the flexibility to promote their specific service offerings and distinct strengths.
Of thefour subfamilies recognized only two(Hydrophilinae, Sphaeridiinae) are recorded fromthe Palearctic region (Balfour-Browne, 1958; Chiesa, 1964; Gentili and Chiesa, 1975; Wooldridge, 1978; Gentili, 1974, 1979, 1981, 1988,1991, 2000; Smetana, 1985; Hansen, 1987, 1999,2004; SchAldl, 1991, 1993, 1997, 1998; Hebauer,1994; Hebauer and Klausnitzer, 1998; Gentili and Whitehead, 2000; Mart et al., 2003).
Wal- Mart is strongly motivated to increase its scale to reduce system costs amortized to any additional dollar sale.
One way insurers have tried to contain administrative costs and achieve considerable cost savings is by consolidating data marts into an enterprise data warehouse.
The Health Mart private label package design features a white lab coat combined with a mortar and pestle to reinforce the concept of personalized patient care provided by a Health Mart pharmacist.