Meaning of MARKET in English

MARKET

I.

noun

1 place where people go to buy and sell things

ADJECTIVE

▪ open-air , outdoor , street

▪ covered , indoor (both esp. BrE )

▪ cattle , fruit and vegetable , etc.

▪ antique , antiques

▪ farmers'

She buys her vegetables from the local farmers' ~.

▪ flea (= that sells old or used goods at low prices)

VERB + MARKET

▪ hold

The ~ is held on Wednesdays.

▪ go to

▪ take sth to

They took the pigs to ~.

MARKET + NOUN

▪ square

▪ town ( esp. BrE )

▪ day

▪ trader ( esp. BrE )

▪ stall

PREPOSITION

▪ at a/the ~ , in a/the ~

I want to buy some fresh fish at the ~.

2 business/trade

ADJECTIVE

▪ competitive

▪ active , booming , bullish , lively , strong , thriving

▪ bull ( finance ), rising

▪ depressed , sluggish , weak

▪ bear ( finance ), falling

▪ steady

▪ buyer's , seller's

▪ foreign , global , international , overseas , world

▪ domestic , home , internal , local

▪ consumer , retail

The disks are designed for professional applications, rather than the consumer ~.

▪ single

the completion of the European single ~ in 1992

▪ common

▪ economic

▪ free

▪ open

▪ black (= illegal)

▪ bond , capital , commodity , credit , currency , equity , financial , foreign-exchange , futures , money , securities , stock

▪ export

▪ housing , property ( esp. BrE ), real estate ( AmE )

▪ art , car , computer , etc.

▪ job , labour/labor

VERB + MARKET

▪ put sth on

▪ come on , come onto , hit

A new model has come on the ~.

▪ develop , expand

▪ break into , enter , get into , penetrate

They're hoping to get into the Far Eastern ~.

▪ capture , corner , dominate , monopolize

▪ control , drive

A relatively small group of collectors drives the art ~.

▪ distort , manipulate

Government attempts to manipulate currency ~s tend to backfire.

▪ supply

▪ flood , saturate

Lenders have flooded the ~ with easy credit.

The ~ was flooded with cheap foreign goods.

▪ lose

▪ depress

▪ play

an investor who knows how to play the market—and win

▪ outperform

He believes oil stocks will outperform the ~ over the next 12 months.

MARKET + VERB

▪ open up

The Chinese ~ has opened up recently.

▪ boom , grow

The organic food ~ is growing at 10% a year.

▪ develop , evolve , mature

Markets evolve in response to consumer demands.

▪ pick up , rally

▪ decline

▪ collapse , crash , slump , tank ( informal , esp. AmE )

▪ bottom ( esp. AmE ), bottom out

▪ be down , be up

The ~ was down 15%.

▪ react , respond

The ~s reacted quickly to the negative publicity.

▪ close

The stock ~ closed weaker.

▪ open

MARKET + NOUN

▪ price , value

▪ conditions

▪ volatility

▪ leader

▪ position , share

▪ penetration

▪ sector

▪ trends

PREPOSITION

▪ in a/the ~ , into a/the ~

changes in the UK ~

▪ on the ~

one of the best car deals on the ~

▪ ~ in

a thriving ~ in second-hand cars

PHRASES

▪ be in the ~ for sth (= be interested in buying sth)

▪ the bottom drops out of the ~ , the bottom falls out of the ~ (= the market collapses)

▪ a gap in the ~ ( esp. BrE )

They seem to have identified a gap in the ~.

▪ the bottom, lower, top, upper, etc. end of the ~

▪ price sb/yourself out of the ~

Rising mortgage rates will price some people out of the ~.

3 people who want to buy sth

ADJECTIVE

▪ big , broad , good , huge , large

▪ mass

Their books were geared to a mass ~.

▪ commercial

There is not a broad commercial ~ for these prints.

▪ poor , small

▪ emerging

Emerging ~s in Asia and Latin America represent the best export opportunities for us.

▪ expanding , growing

▪ shrinking

▪ ready

▪ niche

▪ target

The young, health-conscious female consumer is our target ~.

▪ lucrative

Single professionals with no children are a lucrative ~.

VERB + MARKET

▪ create

The company has created a niche ~ for itself.

▪ target

Both products are targeting the same ~.

▪ reach , tap , tap into

Giving away free toys is a popular way to tap the family ~.

▪ serve

Organic product lines have expanded from serving a small niche ~.

MARKET + VERB

▪ expand , grow

▪ shrink

▪ collapse

▪ bear sth

We will charge whatever the ~ will bear (= as much as people can be persuaded to pay) .

MARKET + NOUN

▪ segment

▪ niche

▪ research

▪ researcher

▪ demand

The ~ demand for greener housing is growing.

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ for

the ~ for new cars

4 the free market

VERB + MARKET

▪ leave sth to

Some services cannot be left to the ~.

▪ regulate

He believes that regulating the ~ is a good thing.

▪ deregulate

MARKET + NOUN

▪ forces

▪ economy

▪ economics

▪ reforms

The government embraced Anglo-American style ~ reforms.

II.

verb

ADVERB

▪ commercially

the first commercially ~ed rice harvester

▪ heavily

▪ effectively , successfully

▪ cleverly

▪ aggressively

▪ actively

▪ directly

Many farmers have taken steps to directly ~ their meat to consumers.

▪ exclusively , specifically

The low-alcohol wine is being ~ed exclusively to women.

▪ online

All her products are ~ed online on her website.

PREPOSITION

▪ as

It will be ~ed as a tonic for the elderly.

▪ through

The product is being ~ed through the existing sales force.

▪ to

The company is not actively ~ing its products to schools.

Market is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ drug , ↑ invention , ↑ movie , ↑ produce , ↑ product , ↑ wares

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .