HyperDic: black_market

English > 3 senses of the expression black market:
NOUNgroupblack marketpeople who engage in illicit trade
actblack marketan illegal market in which goods or currencies are bought and sold in violation of rationing or controls
VERBpossessionblack market, rundeal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
English > black market: 3 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningPeople who engage in illicit trade.
Membersblack marketeersomeone who engages illegally in trade in scarce or controlled commodities
BroadermarketThe customers for a particular product or service
Spanishestraperlo, mercado negro
Catalanestraperlo, mercat negre
Verbsblack marketdeal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
English > black market: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn illegal market in which goods or currencies are bought and sold in violation of rationing or controls.
Broadermarket, marketplace, market placeThe world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
Verbsblack marketdeal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
English > black market: 3 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningDeal in illegally, such as arms or liquor.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymrun
Categorycrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
Broadertrade, merchandiseEngage in the trade of
Similar toply, runTravel a route regularly
Nounsblack marketan illegal market in which goods or currencies are bought and sold in violation of rationing or controls
black marketpeople who engage in illicit trade

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