I stopped at the market on the way home for some juice.
They are trying to develop foreign markets for American cotton.
The company sells mainly to the Southern market.
New markets are opening up all over the world.
Advertisers are trying to appeal to the youth market.
targeting a more mature market
a reference work for the educational marketVerb
The company has spent millions marketing the latest version of its software.
These products are being aggressively marketed to teenagers through television ads.
He markets his wares at craft shows. See More
Recent Examples on the Web
Indian project market Film Bazaar has revealed the winners and deals that took place during the event.—Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 25 Nov. 2023 Take up to 40 percent off some of the most comfortable mattresses on the market.—Alex Erdekian, Condé Nast Traveler, 24 Nov. 2023 The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq will close at 1 p.m. ET, followed by bond markets at 2 p.m.
Oil prices steadied.—Chelsey Dulaney, WSJ, 24 Nov. 2023 Phil Blair, Manpower YES: So much change, good and bad has happened in the residential real estate market.—Phillip Molnar, San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Nov. 2023 Watch live local and out of market games and (with the premium subscription) replays.—Chris Morris, Fortune, 24 Nov. 2023 Selling all of your stock just before the market falls, and buying shares just before the market rises, is a brilliant strategy.—Jeff Sommer, New York Times, 24 Nov. 2023 This lack of quality is one of the big reasons that has prevented the carbon market from scaling.—WIRED, 14 Nov. 2023 His reporting primarily focuses on the U.S. housing market, the business of sports and bankruptcy.—Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, 14 Nov. 2023
Like Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon, Napoleon was fully financed and marketed by Apple Original Films.—Pamela McClintock, The Hollywood Reporter, 22 Nov. 2023 The professor founded Rum and Sargassum, a company that would continue to develop and market this new biofuel, in partnership with her continuing flow of students.—Stephanie Hanes, The Christian Science Monitor, 21 Nov. 2023 This usually involves a retailer raising the price on a particular item — say a flat-screen TV — for a short period, only to mark it down to the original price while marketing it as a limited-time, steep discount.—Jaclyn Peiser, Washington Post, 21 Nov. 2023 Offering Packages Today, properties are generally marketed through brokerage firm websites.—Jack Stone, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023 My only confusion is why the Nabisco/Mondelez overloads don’t market these more.—Carey Polis, Bon Appétit, 13 Nov. 2023 It’s generally recommended to have one litter box per cat in your household, though many automatic cat litter boxes are marketed for use with more than one cat (and have features that can provide insights for individual cats in a multiple-cat household).—Katherine Alex Beaven, Peoplemag, 10 Nov. 2023 Consumer Product Safety Commission Even though loungers are marketed for awake time, newborns can quickly nod off in the cozy, pillow-like product, according to Dr. Rachel Moon, chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ task force on sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS.—Suzy Khimm, NBC News, 8 Nov. 2023 Ruz pointed out that Netflix did not market the film or release it theatrically.—Anna Marie De La Fuente, Variety, 15 Nov. 2023 See More
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Noun and Verb
Middle English, probably from Continental Germanic; akin to Old Saxon markat marketplace, Old High German marcāt, both ultimately from Latin mercatus trade, marketplace, from mercari to trade, from merc-, merx merchandise