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marketplace

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmarketplacemar‧ket‧place /ˈmɑːkətpleɪs $ ˈmɑːr-/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 the marketplace2 SHOP/STOREan open area in a town where a market is held
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marketplaceIt believes the award will give its distributors and installers competitive advantage in a marketplace where quality is very important.The changing marketplace may have one other useful impact on the culture.In this nascent electronic marketplace only an infinitesimal fraction of business transactions are currently handled on the I-way.Ideas are everything in a fragmented global marketplace, and great ideas demand a diverse work force.The legal market is being driven by economic rationalisation, demographic saturation, marketplace maturation, consumer-driven deregulation and globalisation.The feminist movement really has to be about liberating the home as well as the marketplace as a choice.Or will older people themselves influence the marketplace through their purses, by only selecting those retailers and products which are user-friendly?There is a discipline behind exchange as well, and you understand it: it is the discipline of the marketplace.
From Longman Business Dictionarymarketplacemar‧ket‧place /ˈmɑːkətpleɪsˈmɑːr-/ noun [countable usually singular]COMMERCE the activities involved in buying and selling a particular type of goods or services, in competition with other companiesDevelopments in the marketplace require that we reduce our costs to remain competitive.Excessive pay is hurting America’s ability to compete in the international marketplace.marketplace forthe rapidly changing marketplace for toys
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