HyperDic: marketplace

English > 2 senses of the word marketplace:
NOUNactmarketplace, market, market placethe world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
artifactmarketplace, market place, mart, marketan area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
marketplace > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'rkahtpley.s; maa'rkihtpley.s
Rhymesace / ACE ... workplace: 67 rhymes with eys...
English > marketplace: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold.
Example "they were driven from the marketplace"
Synonymsmarket, market place
Partscommercial enterprise, business enterprise, businessThe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
Narrowerblack marketAn illegal market in which goods or currencies are bought and sold in violation of rationing or controls
buyer's market, buyers' market, soft marketA market in which more people want to sell than want to buy
grey market, gray marketAn unofficial market in which goods are bought and sold at prices lower than the official price set by a regulatory agency
labor marketThe 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 / prices and affect competitors
seller's market, sellers' marketA market in which more people want to buy than want to sell
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishmercado
Catalanmercat
English > marketplace: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up.
Synonymsmarket place, mart, market
Narroweragora, public squareA place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece
agoraThe marketplace in ancient Greece
bazaar, bazarA street of small shops / shops (especially in Orient)
grocery store, grocery, food market, marketA marketplace where groceries are sold
open-air market, open-air marketplace, market squareA public marketplace where food and merchandise is sold
slave marketA marketplace where slaves were auctioned off (especially in the southern United States before the American Civil War)
Broadermercantile establishment, retail store, sales outlet, outletA place of business for retailing goods
Spanishmercado, plaza de mercado
Catalanempori

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