Definition of aftermarket in English:


Syllabification: af·ter·mar·ket
Pronunciation: /ˈaftərˌmärkit


chiefly North American
  • 1The market for spare parts, accessories, and components, especially for motor vehicles.
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    • It appears that the first thing to blame is the aftermarket accessory.
    • But the space between the rails will always remain the same so aftermarket companies can design accessories for the system.
    • To save trips to aftermarket accessories stores, there are four packages that can be added to either model.
  • 1.1 Stock Market The market for shares and bonds after their original issue.
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    • How do I control the aftermarket for my product?
    • Even some of the biggest losers in the aftermarket say they're relieved they got their deals done.
    • The magnitude of underpricing increased during the first month of aftermarket trading before being eliminated.

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