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marketplace Line breaks: market|place
Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːkɪtpleɪs/

Definition of marketplace in English:


1An open space where a market is or was formerly held: the quaint cobbled marketplace
More example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with marketplace

bookcase • nutcase
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