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open market

noun [S] uk   us  
a situation in which companies can trade freely without limits, and prices are changed according to the number of goods and how many people are buying them: In the meantime, the shares will continue to trade on the open market.
Translations of “open market”
in Chinese (Traditional) 公開市場, 自由市場…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公开市场, 利伯维尔场…
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