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noun 
  1. City square or other place where traders set up stalls and buyers browse the merchandise.
The crowds at the market were quite noisy.
We're going to the market to get some fresh vegetables and fruits.
  1. Place or network where trading takes place.
There was heavy trading of stock in the market today.
The market is a process, actuated by the interplay of the actions of the various individuals cooperating under the division of labor.
: Definition used by famous economist of the Austrian school, Ludwig Von Mises, in his book http://www.mises.org/humanaction/chap15sec1.asp Human Action.
  1. Group of customers that possibly want to buy one's product.
We believe that the market for the new widget is the older homeowner.
  1. The sum total of trades in a process of individuals trading for certain commodities.
verb 
  1. (transitive) Making products available for sale and promoting them.
We plan to market it by next quarter.
adjective (no (compar) or (superl))
  1. With relation to the market.
We waited to hear the latest market results.
Etymology: From Old North French market ( marchiet, marché), from mercatus "trade; market", derived from merx "merchandise". Related are merchant and Mercury (among other things the Roman god of commerce).


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