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marketnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɑr·kɪt/

market noun [C] (AREA)

an open area, building, or event at which people gather to buy and sell goods or food

market noun [C] (DEMAND)

the demand for products or services: Are you sure there’s a market for something like this? A market is also an area or particular group that goods can be sold to: the teenage/adult market domestic/foreign markets A market is also the business or trade in a particular type of goods or services: the job/housing market

marketverb [T]

 us   /ˈmɑr·kɪt/

market verb [T] (ADVERTISE)

to advertise and offer goods for sale: It’s a product that will sell if we can find the right way to market it.
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