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Recorded since circa 1154, "a meeting at a fixed time for buying and selling livestock and provisions" , .From Patrono:ONF.[[Category:Patrono:ONF. derivations|Market]] market (Old French marchiet, modern marché; cognate with Italian mercato, Spanish mercado etc.), from Latin mercatus "trade, market", from the past participle of mercari "to trade, deal in, buy", itself derived from merx "wares, merchandise", from the Italic root *merk-, possibly stemming from Etruscan, referring to various aspects of economics.

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Market

Plural
Markets

Market (plural Markets)
  1. City square or other fairly spacious site where traders set up stalls and buyers browse the merchandise.
    The crowds at the market were quite noisy.
    We're going to the market to get some fresh vegetables and fruits.
  2. An organised, often periodic, trading event at such site
    The privilege to hold a weekly market was invaluable for any feudal era burgh
    • The market is a process, actuated by the interplay of the actions of the various individuals cooperating under the division of labor.
      Definition used by famous economist of the Austrian school, Ludwig Von Mises, in his book Human Action.
  3. A group of potential customers for one's product.
    We believe that the market for the new widget is the older homeowner.
  4. A geographical area where a certain commercial demand exist
    Foreign markets were lost as our currency rose versus their valuta
  5. A formally organized, sometimes monopolistic, system of trading in specified goods or effects
    The stock market ceased to be monopolized by the paper-shuffling national stock exchanges with the advent of Internet markets
  6. The sum total traded in a process of individuals trading for certain commodities.

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Infinitive
to Market

Third person singular
Markets

Simple past
Marketed

Past participle
Marketed

Present participle
Marketing

to Market (third-person singular simple present Markets, present participle Marketing, simple past and past participle Marketed)
  1. (transitive) To make (products or services) available for sale and promote them.
    We plan to market an ecology model by next quarter.
  2. (transitive) To sell
    We marketed more this quarter already then all last year!

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Market (not comparable)

Positive
Market

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Relating to a (commercial) market.
    We waited to hear the latest market results.

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