marketnoun [ C ]uk /ˈmɑː.kɪt/ us /ˈmɑːr.kɪt/
market noun [ C ] (BUYING AND SELLING)
We estimate the potential market for the new phones to be around one million people in this country alone.
the coffee market
the economic market
the commodities market
the stock market
the job market
the housing market
in the market for sth
on the market
- He's not certain whether to invest in the property market.
- The company plans to make a big push into the European market next spring.
- This is the cheapest version on the market, which is its great selling point.
- We're working on new strategies to improve our share of the market.
- Is there really a market out there for another women's magazine?
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market noun [ C ] (PLACE)
a craft market
- He runs a fruit and vegetable stall in the market.
- The villagers grow coffee and maize to sell in the market.
- It's traditional that you haggle over the price of things in the market.
- Jonathan doesn't miss a trick! If there's a bargain to be had at the market, he'll find it.
- The gaily striped awnings of the little shops and market stalls made an attractive scene.
marketverb [ T ]uk /ˈmɑː.kɪt/ us /ˈmɑːr.kɪt/
noun [ C ] uk /ˈmɑː.kɪ.tər/ us /ˈmɑːr.kə.t̬ɚ/