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bon marché

[bawn mar-shey] /bɔ̃ marˈʃeɪ/
plural bons marchés
[bawn mar-shey] /bɔ̃ marˈʃeɪ/ (Show IPA).
a bargain.
Origin of bon marché
literally, good market Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • When the bon marche failed he had come to me, but, of course, I couldn't use him.

  • We visited the market and had bon marche there, and at Luyties' large grocery.

    The houseboat book William F. Waugh
  • Elegance indeed had not been her natural portion, and the bon marche and other establishments had to make up for that.

    The Reverberator Henry James
  • The ladies planned to return here, and to make a visit to the famous Au bon marche, where cheap prices always prevail.

    The Harris-Ingram Experiment Charles E. Bolton
  • We must except those great magazines, the "Louvre" and the "bon marche."

    My Trip Around the World Eleonora Hunt
  • Why the very one that you purchased at the bon marche, when you were making yourself agreeable to Clarisse.

    Caught In The Net Emile Gaboriau

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