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  • n. A market in which commodities are bought and sold for immediate delivery. Delivery usually takes place in the same or next business day.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a market in which a commodity is bought or sold for immediate delivery or delivery in the very near future


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  • A television buy for a sample movie might find spots placed in certain important network prime-time programs, surrounded by lesser network programs, perhaps nonprime time, and placement in many more less-expensive spot market programming, perhaps in the local fringe time slots, both early (6 to 8 P.M.), late-night (after local news, or 11 P.M.) and in the narrowcast cable marketplace.

    The Movie Business Book, Third Edition


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