market place

noun
1. the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
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without competition there would be no market

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they were driven from the marketplace

Syn: ↑market, ↑marketplace
Derivationally related forms: ↑market (for: ↑market)
Hypernyms: ↑activity
Hyponyms:
Part Meronyms: ↑commercial enterprise, ↑business enterprise, ↑business
2. an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
Syn: ↑marketplace, ↑mart, ↑market
Hyponyms:

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market place, or mar|ket|place «MAHR kiht PLAYS», noun.
1. the place where a market is held, usually an open space or a square in a town: »

In open market place produced they me, To be a public spectacle to all (Shakespeare).

2. the world of commerce: »

“The inexorable law of the market place,” he argued, “is that a business which cannot compete, cannot survive” (Wall Street Journal).


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