marketplace

Definitions of marketplace
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n an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up

Synonyms:
market, market place, mart
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agora, public square
a place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece
bazaar, bazar
a street of small shops (especially in Orient)
food market, grocery, grocery store, market
a marketplace where groceries are sold
market square, open-air market, open-air marketplace
a public marketplace where food and merchandise is sold
slave market
a marketplace where slaves were auctioned off (especially in the southern United States before the American Civil War)
agora
the marketplace in ancient Greece
farmer's market, green market, greenmarket
an open-air marketplace for farm products
greengrocery
a greengrocer's grocery store
souk
an open-air market in an Arabian city
supermarket
a large self-service grocery store selling groceries and dairy products and household goods
flea market
an open-air street market for inexpensive or secondhand articles
Type of:
mercantile establishment, outlet, retail store, sales outlet
a place of business for retailing goods

n the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold

“they were driven from the marketplace
Synonyms:
market, market place
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black market
an illegal market in which goods or currencies are bought and sold in violation of rationing or controls
buyer's market, buyers' market, soft market
a market in which more people want to sell than want to buy
gray market, grey market
an unofficial market in which goods are bought and sold at prices lower than the official price set by a regulatory agency
seller's market, sellers' market
a market in which more people want to buy than want to sell
labor market
the market in which workers compete for jobs and employers compete for workers
monopoly
(economics) a market in which there are many buyers but only one seller
monopsony
(economics) a market in which goods or services are offered by several sellers but there is only one buyer
oligopoly
(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
corner
a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade
Type of:
activity
any specific behavior

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