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English definition of “marketplace”

marketplace

noun [C] (BUSINESS CONDITIONS)    /ˈmɑː.kɪt.pleɪs/ US  /ˈmɑːr-/
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).Economics and the state of the economyBusiness and commerce - general words
(Definition of marketplace noun (BUSINESS CONDITIONS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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