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English definition of “marketplace”

marketplace

noun
 
 
/ˈmɑːkɪtpleɪs/
the marketplace in business, the buying and selling of products: We have to learn to compete in the international marketplace.Economics and the state of the economyBuying and selling in general
[C] an area in a town where there is a marketShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in general
(Definition of marketplace from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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