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marketplace

mar·ket·place

marketplace

 
 
pronunciation:
mar kiht pleIs
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an outdoor or indoor area where merchants sell their various goods.
similar words:
bazaar, market, mart
definition 2: the world of trade and commerce.
It's an interesting product, but how will it do in the marketplace?
definition 3: the social or intellectual arena in which ideas, works, or judgments are considered to compete for acceptance or approval.
the marketplace of political theories