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English definition of “market”

market

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈmɑːkɪt/ MARKETING, COMMERCE
to offer products for sale to buyers: The two companies have formed a partnership to jointly market the range of drugs.
to encourage people to buy more of a particular product, for example by advertising: market sth as sth Food marketed as lower fat has been proved to lull us into a false sense of security.market sth to sb The tobacco companies say they do not market their products to children. The company has to modernize how it markets its chocolate, taking into account parent concerns about obesity and high-sugar snacks.
(Definition of market verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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