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an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
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a place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece
a street of small shops (especially in Orient)
a marketplace where groceries are sold
a public marketplace where food and merchandise is sold
a marketplace where slaves were auctioned off (especially in the southern United States before the American Civil War)
the marketplace in ancient Greece
an open-air marketplace for farm products
a greengrocer's grocery store
an open-air market in an Arabian city
a large self-service grocery store selling groceries and dairy products and household goods
an open-air street market for inexpensive or secondhand articles
a place of business for retailing goods
the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
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an illegal market in which goods or currencies are bought and sold in violation of rationing or controls
a market in which more people want to sell than want to buy
an unofficial market in which goods are bought and sold at prices lower than the official price set by a regulatory agency
a market in which more people want to buy than want to sell
the market in which workers compete for jobs and employers compete for workers
(economics) a market in which there are many buyers but only one seller
(economics) a market in which goods or services are offered by several sellers but there is only one buyer
(economics) a market in which control over the supply of a commodity is in the hands of a small number of producers and each one can influence prices and affect competitors
a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade
any specific behavior
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