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The business of buying or selling illegal or banned goods, currencies, or substances. Hyphenated if used as a modifier before a noun. Though they have been proven beyond a shadow of a doubt to hold no medicinal properties, rhino horns are highly sought after on the black market. Illegally procured and distributed prescription medicines make up a surprisingly large percentage of black-market drug trade.
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the black ˈmarketan illegal form of trade in which foreign money, or goods that are difficult to obtain, are bought and sold: Tickets for the game are being sold on the black market for $200 each. OPPOSITE: the open market
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