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free market

noun [S] uk   us  
an economic system with only a small amount of government control, in which prices and earnings are decided by the level of demand for, and production of goods and services: In a free market, if demand for a product increases then so does its price. the free-market economy
Translations of “free market”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自由市場…
in Russian свободный рынок…
in Turkish serbest pazar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 利伯维尔场…
in Polish wolny rynek…
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