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mart

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noun \ ˈmärt \

Definition of mart

1 archaic :a coming together of people to buy and sell :5fair 1
2 obsolete :the activity of buying and selling; also :bargain
3 :market

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Origin and Etymology of mart

Middle English, from Middle Dutch marct, mart, ultimately from L. mercatus market — more at market


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mart

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Definition of mart

transitive verb
:to deal in :sell

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First Known Use of mart

1589


MART Defined for English Language Learners

mart

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noun

Definition of mart for English Language Learners

  • : a place where things are bought and sold


MART Defined for Kids

mart

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noun \ ˈmärt \

Definition of mart for Students

:a trading place :market


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