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bon marché

[bawn mar-shey] /bɔ̃ marˈʃeɪ/
plural bons marchés
[bawn mar-shey] /bɔ̃ marˈʃeɪ/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
a bargain.
Origin of bon marché
literally, good market
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  • Then I go and buy provisions, bon marché—and she cooks them—and we have our meals better than at the hotel and at half the price!

    The Martian George Du Maurier
  • With a toss of the head a parcel from the bon marché was handed to its owner.

    The Cockaynes in Paris Blanchard Jerrold
  • Why did I think a commonplace pickpocket at the bon marché was a notorious criminal, wanted by two countries?

    Through the Wall Cleveland Moffett
  • "Come in, my dear, and tell me what you think of those new teacups in the bon marché catalogue," said the old lady.

    The Necromancers Robert Hugh Benson
  • It was the gay red wagon of the bon marché, carrying bundles home to the dwellers of some up-town street.

    What Katy Did Next Susan Coolidge
  • And when the "bon marché Ballads" actually appeared, the generous creature insisted on adding another fifty pounds to the cheque.

    Young Lives Richard Le Gallienne
  • As momma said, if we hadn't taken our tickets it was enough to have sent us to the bon marché.

    A Voyage of Consolation Sara Jeannette Duncan

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