Marketplace - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈmɑːrkɪtpleɪs|  American pronunciation of the word marketplace
Brit.  |ˈmɑːkɪtpleɪs|  British pronunciation of the word marketplace

noun

- the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold(syn: market)

they were driven from the marketplace

- an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up (syn: market, mart)

Examples

Their products must compete in the marketplace.

The company has struggled to survive in a rapidly changing marketplace.

they were driven from the marketplace

They argued that the new regulations would place their company at a competitive disadvantage in the marketplace.

...a knavish bunch of urchins racing pell-mell through the marketplace...

...the knotty problems that arise when every nation is part of the global marketplace...

The marketplace of the town is a spacious and irregularly shaped vacuity.

The company must be able to compete in the international marketplace.

This marketplace was once a hive of activity.

Some retailers worry that new regulations will hurt their ability to compete in the marketplace.

Word forms

noun
singular: marketplace
plural: marketplaces
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