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Supermarket vs. Market

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Supermarketnoun

A large self-service store that sells groceries and, usually, medications, household goods, and/or clothing.

‘I went to the supermarket to buy some food.’;

Marketnoun

City square or other fairly spacious site where traders set up stalls and buyers browse the merchandise.

Supermarketnoun

A chain of such stores.

Marketnoun

An organised, often periodic, trading event at such site.

‘The privilege to hold a weekly market was invaluable for any feudal era burgh.’;

Supermarketnoun

(figurative) A one-stop shop; a place offering a range of products or services.

Marketnoun

Flea market

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Supermarketnoun

a large self-service grocery store selling groceries and dairy products and household goods

Marketnoun

A group of potential customers for one's product.

‘We believe that the market for the new widget is the older homeowner.’;

Supermarketnoun

a large self-service shop selling foods and household goods.

Marketnoun

A geographical area where a certain commercial demand exists.

‘Foreign markets were lost as our currency rose versus their valuta.’;

Supermarket

A supermarket is a self-service shop offering a wide variety of food, beverages and household products, organized into sections. This kind of store is larger and has a wider selection than earlier grocery stores, but is smaller and more limited in the range of merchandise than a hypermarket or big-box market.

Marketnoun

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.’;

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Marketnoun

The sum total traded in a process of individuals trading for certain commodities.

Marketnoun

(obsolete) The price for which a thing is sold in a market; hence, value; worth.

Marketverb

(transitive) To make (products or services) available for sale and promote them.

‘We plan to market an ecology model by next quarter.’;

Marketverb

(transitive) To sell

‘''We marketed more this quarter already then all last year!’;

Marketverb

(intransitive) To deal in a market; to buy or sell; to make bargains for provisions or goods.

Marketnoun

A meeting together of people, at a stated time and place, for the purpose of buying and selling (as cattle, provisions, wares, etc.) by private purchase and sale, and not by auction; as, a market is held in the town every week; a farmers' market.

‘He is wit's peddler; and retails his waresAt wakes, and wassails, meetings, markets, fairs.’; ‘Three women and a goose make a market.’;

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Marketnoun

A public place (as an open space in a town) or a large building, where a market is held; a market place or market house; esp., a place where provisions are sold.

‘There is at Jerusalem by the sheep market a pool.’;

Marketnoun

An opportunity for selling or buying anything; demand, as shown by price offered or obtainable; as, to find a market for one's wares; there is no market for woolen cloths in that region; India is a market for English goods; there are none for sale on the market; the best price on the market.

‘There is a third thing to be considered: how a market can be created for produce, or how production can be limited to the capacities of the market.’;

Marketnoun

Exchange, or purchase and sale; traffic; as, a dull market; a slow market.

Marketnoun

The price for which a thing is sold in a market; market price. Hence: Value; worth.

‘What is a manIf his chief good and market of his timeBe but to sleep and feed?’;

Marketnoun

The privelege granted to a town of having a public market.

Marketnoun

A specified group of potential buyers, or a region in which goods may be sold; a town, region, or country, where the demand exists; as, the under-30 market; the New Jersey market.

Marketverb

To deal in a market; to buy or sell; to make bargains for provisions or goods.

Marketverb

To expose for sale in a market; to traffic in; to sell in a market, and in an extended sense, to sell in any manner; as, most of the farmes have marketed their crops.

‘Industrious merchants meet, and market thereThe world's collected wealth.’;

Marketnoun

the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold;

‘without competition there would be no market’; ‘they were driven from the marketplace’;

Marketnoun

the securities markets in the aggregate;

‘the market always frustrates the small investor’;

Marketnoun

the customers for a particular product or service;

‘before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it’;

Marketnoun

a marketplace where groceries are sold;

‘the grocery store included a meat market’;

Marketverb

engage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of;

‘The company is marketing its new line of beauty products’;

Marketverb

buy household supplies;

‘We go marketing every Saturday’;

Marketverb

deal in a market

Marketverb

make commercial;

‘Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life’;

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