the illicit buying and selling of goods in violation of legal price controls, rationing, etc.
a place where such activity is carried on.
to sell (something) in the black market.
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any system in which goods or currencies are sold and bought illegally, esp in violation of controls or rationing
(as modifier): black market lamb
the place where such a system operates
to sell (goods) on the black market
to sell articles in the black market.
a blasphemous ceremony mocking the Christian Mass, especially one by an alleged worshiper of Satan. a Requiem Mass. noun (sometimes capitals) a blasphemous travesty of the Christian Mass, performed by practitioners of black magic
noun another name for tawhiri
a severe form of measles characterized by dark, hemorrhagic eruptions. plural noun (often functioning as sing) a severe form of measles characterized by dark eruptions caused by bleeding under the skin