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Meaning of “open market” in the English Dictionary

"open market" in British English

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open marketnoun [S]

uk   us  
a ​situation in which ​companies can ​tradefreely without ​limits, and ​prices are ​changedaccording to the ​number of ​goods and how many ​people are ​buying them: In the ​meantime, the ​stock will ​continue to ​trade on the ​openmarket.
(Definition of open market from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"open market" in American English

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open marketnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈoʊ·pən ˈmɑr·kɪt/
a ​tradingsituation in which anyone can be ​involved and ​prices are not ​controlled: New ​apartments will be ​built and ​sold on the open market to those who can ​afford them.
(Definition of open market from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"open market" in Business English

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open marketnoun [S]

uk   us   ECONOMICS
an ​economicsystem where there are no ​rules about how much of something ​people can ​buy and ​sell: The EU is ​meant to be an ​openmarket, with no ​restrictions on ​purchases and ​sales within its borders.
FINANCE a ​situation in which a country's ​centralbankbuys and ​sells in a ​financialmarket to ​increase or ​reduce the moneysupply (= the ​amount of ​money in an ​economy): When a ​centralbankconducts openmarketoperations, ​conditions in the ​financialsector could be affected.
(Definition of open market from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “open market”
in Chinese (Simplified) 公开市场, 利伯维尔场…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公開市場, 自由市場…
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