[kuh-mur-shuh-lahyz] /kəˈmɜr ʃəˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), commercialized, commercializing.
to make in character, methods, or spirit.
to emphasize the profitable aspects of, especially at the expense of quality:
to commercialize one’s artistic talent.
to offer for sale; make available as a commodity.
to make commercial in aim, methods, or character
to exploit for profit, esp at the expense of quality
1830, from commercial (adj.) + -ize. Related: Commercialized; commercializing.
noun 1. the legal regulations governing transactions and related matters in business and trade.
[kuh-mur-shuh l] /kəˈmɜr ʃəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of commerce. 2. engaged in commerce. 3. prepared, done, or acting with sole or chief emphasis on salability, profit, or success: a commercial product; His attitude toward the theater is very commercial. 4. able to yield or make a profit: We decided that the […]
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noun 1. negotiable paper, as drafts, bills of exchange, etc., given in the course of business. 2. corporate promissory notes, usually short-term and unsecured, sold in the open market. noun 1. a short-term negotiable document, such as a bill of exchange, promissory note, etc, calling for the transference of a specified sum of money at […]