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English definition of “marketplace”

marketplace

noun [C] (PLACE)    /ˈmɑː.kɪt.pleɪs/ US  /ˈmɑːr-/
a small outside area in a town where there is a market: I'll meet you in the marketplace next to the fountain.Shops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in generalAreas in towns and cities
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