Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- Present participle of market.
- Buying and selling in a market.
- (uncountable) The promotion, distribution and selling of a product or service; includes market research and advertising.
2013 May 25, “No hiding place”, The Economist, volume 407, number 8837, page 74:
- In America alone, people spent $170 billion on “direct marketing”—junk mail of both the physical and electronic varieties—last year. Yet of those who received unsolicited adverts through the post, only 3% bought anything as a result.
- (up to the 1920s, archaic) Shopping, going to market.
promotion, distribution and selling
buying and selling in a market
the promotion, distribution and selling of a product or service
(archaic) earlier (until the 1920’s), shopping, going to market
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marketing m (plural marketings)
- "marketing" in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
marketing m (invariable)
- marketing (commercial activities)
marketing m (usually uncountable, plural marketings)