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English definition of “Black Friday”

Black Friday

noun [U]    
COMMERCE, MARKETING the Friday after Thanksgiving when stores in the US reduce the price of goods in order to attract customers who want to start their Christmas shopping: The store was full of Black Friday shoppers chasing deals.
Friday 24 September, 1869, when a group of people tried to control the gold market in the US and caused serious economic problems
(Definition of Black Friday noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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