test-mar·​ket ˈtes(t)-ˌmär-kət How to pronounce test-market (audio)
test-marketed; test-marketing; test-markets

transitive verb

: to subject (a product) to trial in a limited market

Word History

First Known Use

1953, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of test-market was in 1953

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“Test-market.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/test-market. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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