Translation of "black market" - English-Spanish dictionary

black market

noun uk us

illegal trading of goods that are not allowed to be bought and sold, or that there are not enough of for everyone who wants them

mercado negro
During the war, they bought food on the black market.
They blamed high taxes for the growth of a black market in cigarettes.
black marketeer noun uk us

(Translation of “black market” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)