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English noun: marketplace

1. marketplace (act) the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold


SamplesWithout competition there would be no market.
They were driven from the marketplace.


Synonymsmarket, market place


Broader (hypernym)activity


Narrower (hyponym)black market, buyer's market, buyers' market, gray market, grey market, labor market, monopoly, monopsony, oligopoly, seller's market, sellers' market, soft market


Part holonymbusiness, business enterprise, commercial enterprise

2. marketplace (artifact) an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up


Synonymsmarket, market place, mart


Broader (hypernym)mercantile establishment, outlet, retail store, sales outlet


Narrower (hyponym)agora, agora, bazaar, bazar, food market, grocery, grocery store, market, market square, open-air market, open-air marketplace, public square, slave market









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