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marketplace

1. a place where a public market is held
2. the commercial world of buying and selling
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

marketplace

A building or open place in which produce, usually of local origin, is sold.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

marketplace

(1) A retail presence on the Web. See online app store, Internet retailer and Windows Marketplace.

(2) A website for people who want to sell personal items they no longer want. See eBay.
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It certainly made a blaze of light and colour, almost as if a rainbow had suddenly descended into the marketplace, when, one fine morning, the shutters were taken down from the new shop, and the two windows displayed their decorations.
As for the Duc de Beaufort, he arrived from Vendome, according to the annals of the day, bringing with him his high bearing and his long and beautiful hair, qualifications which gained him the sovereignty of the marketplaces.
This increases Facebook's responsibility to providing a safe marketplace to its users.
The definition of the marketplace model as per the new guidelines debars e-commerce platforms from having a say in after-sales services.
Institutional investors are turning their favorable attitudes about the marketplace lending industry into action, increasing their investment in the sector over the past year, according to a new report by Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP and Wharton FinTech.
"I don't know where these folks are going," said Kramer, speaking of people who buy coverage on the state's insurance marketplace Covered California.
The change in title foregrounds the marketplace, and there has been some reorganization and rearrangement although the subheadings and text are often the same.
AHOLD USA IS "A MOVING on up" in the gourmet food world with its purchase of Eastside Marketplace, a one-unit Providence, R.I., upscale supermarket.
Early online marketplaces were initially launched as an extension of traditional marketplace categories, such as fashion, electronics, and books.
All 2014 Marketplace health plans will come up for renewal in 2015.
Online fashion destination Zalora brings an exciting array of new Filipino fashion talent to online shoppers through the recently launched Zalora Marketplace. With Zalora's combined 15 million visits per month to its sites across the region, Marketplace gives independent fashion designers and boutiques the opportunity to expand their business and reach new customers online.