Share this entry

Share this page

open market

Line breaks: open mar¦ket

Definition of open market in English:

noun

(often the open market)
An unrestricted market with free access by and competition of buyers and sellers.
Example sentences
  • These individuals are usually not recruited on the open market but are sent from subcontractors and subsidiaries.
  • So how many shares will the institutional investors in the Irish market actual want to buy on the open market?
  • The aim is to help you buy a home on the open market thus freeing up social housing for others.

Definition of open market in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkəmbərsəm
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…