See also: Market and märket

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English market, from late Old English market (market) and Old Northern French markiet (Old French marchié); both ultimately from Latin mercātus (trade, market), from mercor (I trade, deal in, buy), itself derived from merx (wares, merchandise).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɑːkɪt/
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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɑɹkɪt/, /ˈmɑɹkət/
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  • Hyphenation: mar‧ket

NounEdit

market (plural markets)

  1. A gathering of people for the purchase and sale of merchandise at a set time, often periodic.
    The privilege to hold a weekly market was invaluable for any feudal era burgh.
    • 1949, Ludwig Von Mises, Human Action
      The market is a process, actuated by the interplay of the actions of the various individuals cooperating under the division of labor.
  2. City square or other fairly spacious site where traders set up stalls and buyers browse the merchandise.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, “Foreword”, in The China Governess[1]:
      ‘I understand that the district was considered a sort of sanctuary,’ the Chief was saying. ‘ […] They tell me there was a recognized swag market down here.’
    • 2013 July 26, Nick Miroff, “Mexico gets a taste for eating insects …”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 7, page 32:
      The San Juan market is Mexico City's most famous deli of exotic meats, where an adventurous shopper can hunt down hard-to-find critters such as ostrich, wild boar and crocodile. Only the city zoo offers greater species diversity.
  3. A grocery store
    Stop by the market on your way home and pick up some milk
  4. A group of potential customers for one's product.
    We believe that the market for the new widget is the older homeowner.
  5. A geographical area where a certain commercial demand exists.
    Foreign markets were lost as our currency rose versus their valuta.
  6. A formally organized, sometimes monopolistic, system of trading in specified goods or effects.
    The stock market ceased to be monopolized by the paper-shuffling national stock exchanges with the advent of Internet markets.
    • 2014 March 15, “Turn it off”, in The Economist, volume 410, number 8878:
      If the takeover is approved, Comcast would control 20 of the top 25 cable markets, […]. Antitrust officials will need to consider Comcast’s status as a monopsony (a buyer with disproportionate power), when it comes to negotiations with programmers, whose channels it pays to carry.
  7. The sum total traded in a process of individuals trading for certain commodities.
  8. (obsolete) The price for which a thing is sold in a market; hence, value; worth.

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VerbEdit

market (third-person singular simple present markets, present participle marketing, simple past and past participle marketed)

  1. (transitive) To make (products or services) available for sale and promote them.
    We plan to market an ecology model by next quarter.
  2. (transitive) To sell
    We marketed more this quarter already than all last year!
  3. (intransitive) To deal in a market; to buy or sell; to make bargains for provisions or goods.

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ReferencesEdit

  • market at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • market in Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary, edited by The Keywords Project, Colin MacCabe, Holly Yanacek, 2018.
  • market in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

market

  1. Alternative form of marketti

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of market (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative market marketit
genitive marketin marketien
partitive marketia marketeja
illative marketiin marketeihin
singular plural
nominative market marketit
accusative nom. market marketit
gen. marketin
genitive marketin marketien
partitive marketia marketeja
inessive marketissa marketeissa
elative marketista marketeista
illative marketiin marketeihin
adessive marketilla marketeilla
ablative marketilta marketeilta
allative marketille marketeille
essive marketina marketeina
translative marketiksi marketeiksi
instructive marketein
abessive marketitta marketeitta
comitative marketeineen
Possessive forms of market (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person marketini marketimme
2nd person marketisi marketinne
3rd person marketinsa

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Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

See marchié.

NounEdit

market m (oblique plural markés, nominative singular markés, nominative plural market)

  1. (Old Northern French) market; venue where goods are bought and sold

PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From English market.

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NounEdit

market m inan

  1. market (grocery store)

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Further readingEdit

  • market in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • market in Polish dictionaries at PWN

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English market.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

market (definite accusative marketi, plural marketler)

  1. market

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative market
Definite accusative marketi
Singular Plural
Nominative market marketler
Definite accusative marketi marketleri
Dative markete marketlere
Locative markette marketlerde
Ablative marketten marketlerden
Genitive marketin marketlerin
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular marketim marketlerim
2nd singular marketin marketlerin
3rd singular marketi marketleri
1st plural marketimiz marketlerimiz
2nd plural marketiniz marketleriniz
3rd plural marketleri marketleri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular marketimi marketlerimi
2nd singular marketini marketlerini
3rd singular marketini marketlerini
1st plural marketimizi marketlerimizi
2nd plural marketinizi marketlerinizi
3rd plural marketlerini marketlerini
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular marketime marketlerime
2nd singular marketine marketlerine
3rd singular marketine marketlerine
1st plural marketimize marketlerimize
2nd plural marketinize marketlerinize
3rd plural marketlerine marketlerine
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular marketimde marketlerimde
2nd singular marketinde marketlerinde
3rd singular marketinde marketlerinde
1st plural marketimizde marketlerimizde
2nd plural marketinizde marketlerinizde
3rd plural marketlerinde marketlerinde
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular marketimden marketlerimden
2nd singular marketinden marketlerinden
3rd singular marketinden marketlerinden
1st plural marketimizden marketlerimizden
2nd plural marketinizden marketlerinizden
3rd plural marketlerinden marketlerinden
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular marketimin marketlerimin
2nd singular marketinin marketlerinin
3rd singular marketinin marketlerinin
1st plural marketimizin marketlerimizin
2nd plural marketinizin marketlerinizin
3rd plural marketlerinin marketlerinin