Definition of marketplace in English:


Line breaks: market|place
Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːkɪtpleɪs


  • 1An open space where a market is or was formerly held: the quaint cobbled marketplace
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    • Housing developments are the norm; shopping centers and strip malls have partially replaced the old marketplaces.
    • City Council Commission B for economic affairs demanded the city administration on Wednesday to take stern action against vendors who sold wild boar meat as cheap beef at marketplaces in the capital.
    • Anyone who's interested can learn something about the limits of political manipulation and the public's stubbornness just by visiting the nation's squares and marketplaces.
  • 1.1The arena of commercial dealings: the changing demands of the global marketplace
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    • Like all new inventions we will be interested to see whether the claims made of this product will satisfy the commercial and domestic marketplaces.
    • The second reveals an unwillingness to face the commercial realities of the marketplace.
    • This is no way to be creative - it's no way to operate in a commercial marketplace today.

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