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Antonyms for black-marketblack-mar·ket

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  1. black marketnoun

    people who engage in illicit trade

    Antonyms:
    legal

    Synonyms:
    black market

  2. black marketadjective

    an illegal market in which goods or currencies are bought and sold in violation of rationing or controls

    Antonyms:
    legal

    Synonyms:
    black market

  3. bootleg, black, black-market, contraband, smuggledverb

    distributed or sold illicitly

    "the black economy pays no taxes"

    Antonyms:
    legal

    Synonyms:
    pitch-dark, shameful, dim, blackened, inglorious, grim, calamitous, fatal, fateful, black, dark, sinister, opprobrious, bootleg, disgraceful, smutty, contraband, pitch-black, smuggled, ignominious, disastrous, bleak, mordant

  4. run, black marketverb

    deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor

    Antonyms:
    legal

    Synonyms:
    course, operate, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

How to use black-market in a sentence?

  1. Hindi Filmy Quote:

    Than than ki suno jhankar, ye duniya hai kala bazaar ye paisa bolta hai, ye paisa bolta hai (Listen to the jingling of the coins, This world is a black market. Money Talks, Money Talks)

  2. Frank White:

    He put thousands of New Englanders at risk of smoking cigarettes or going onto the black market.

  3. James Jacobs:

    I’m skeptical on the ability to clamp down on guns. That horse has already left the stable, most people who are highly dangerous don’t go to a legal gun dealer. They go on the internet or the black market or just get someone else to buy a gun for them.

  4. Andy Weber:

    Now that there's actually a market where one can buy large quantities of fentanyl analogues, it eliminates the capability gap and it makes it accessible to terrorist groups, it's a game changer. In my lifetime I've never seen a weapon of mass destruction that is part of an existing black market.

  5. Steve Galster:

    We know that some zoos and a lot of wildlife operators supply animals into the black market, they breed the animals, have some there to make money from tourists, and sell the extra ones.

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