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marketplace

noun [C] uk   /ˈmɑː.kɪt.pleɪs/  us   /ˈmɑːr-/

marketplace noun [C] (BUSINESS CONDITIONS)

a set of trading conditions or the business environment: To remain competitive the company has to be able to adapt to the changing marketplace. It's essential that we maintain our position in the marketplace (= keep our share of business activity).

marketplace noun [C] (PLACE)

a small outside area in a town where there is a market: I'll meet you in the marketplace next to the fountain.
Translations of “marketplace”
in Chinese (Traditional) 地方, 集市,市集…
in Russian рыночная площадь…
in Turkish pazar alanı/yeri, pazarın kurulduğu yer/mahal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地方, 集市,市集…
in Polish rynek…
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