Meaning of “market” - Learner’s Dictionary

market

noun [ C ] uk us /ˈmɑːkɪt/
SELLING PLACE

A2 a place where people go to buy or sell things, often outside:

a cattle/fish/flower market
a market stall
SHOP US

a supermarket (= large shop that sells food)

BUSINESS

the buying and selling of something:

BUYING GROUP

all the people who want to buy a particular product, or the area where they live:

South America is our largest market.
Is there a market for (= will people buy) second-hand jewellery?
on the market

available to buy:

His house has been on the market for over a year.
They've put their house on the market.
→ See also black market , flea market , free market , niche market , the stock exchange

(Definition of “market noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)