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"flea market" in British English

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flea marketnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​market, usually taking ​placeoutside, where ​old or used ​goods are ​soldcheaply
(Definition of flea market from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"flea market" in American English

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flea marketnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfli ˌmɑr·kɪt/
a ​place, usually ​outside, where ​peoplesell esp. ​old or used ​items at ​cheapprices: There’s a flea market every ​Saturday in the ​schoolparking lot.
(Definition of flea market from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"flea market" in Business English

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flea marketnoun [C]

uk   us   COMMERCE
a ​market where old or used ​goods are ​soldcheaply, usually outside: Flea-market ​operators worry that they may soon ​lose much of their ​business.
(Definition of flea market from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “flea market”
in Chinese (Simplified) 跳蚤市场(指廉价出售旧货的露天市场)…
in Turkish bit pazarı…
in Russian блошиный рынок…
in Chinese (Traditional) 跳蚤市場(指廉價出售舊貨的露天市場)…
in Polish pchli targ…
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