Definition of aftermarket in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈaftərˌmärkət/


chiefly North American
1The market for spare parts, accessories, and components, especially for motor vehicles.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: af·ter·mar·ket

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