Definition of marking-to-market in US English:

marking-to-market

noun

Finance
  • The action of valuing assets based on the price currently or most recently paid on the market.

Origin

1980s. From marking + to + market, after to mark to (the) market.

Pronunciation

marking-to-market

/ˈmɑːkɪŋtəˌmɑːkɪt/