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black market
American English: /ˈblæk ˈmɑrkət/

Translation of black market in Spanish:


  • to buy/sell something on the black market
    comprar/vender algo en el mercado negro
    the black market in foreign exchange
    el mercado negro or (especially Latin America) paralelo de divisas
    (before noun) black market goods/cigarettes
    del mercado negro or (especially Latin America) paralelo

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    In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.