sub·​mar·​ket ˈsəb-ˌmär-kət How to pronounce submarket (audio)
variants or sub-market
plural submarkets or sub-markets
: a portion or subdivision of a market
a profitable submarket of the banking industry
… is one of several local travel agencies, and several dozen around the country, that belong to a little known sub-market that sells tickets on international flights for … up to 70 percent off the normal cost of a one-way ticket. Bernie Kohn

Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of submarket was in 1880

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Cite this Entry

“Submarket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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