1. [ noun ] (business) the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
Synonyms: market

"without competition there would be no market" "they were driven from the marketplace"

Related terms: activity monopoly labor_market monopsony seller's_market oligopoly black_market gray_market buyer's_market commercial_enterprise commercialize
2. [ noun ] (business) an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
Synonyms: mart
Related terms: mercantile_establishment grocery_store flea_market open-air_market bazaar agora slave_market agora
Similar spelling:   Marketta