[kuh-mod-i-tahyz] /kəˈmɒd ɪˌtaɪz/

verb (used with object), commoditized, commoditizing.
[kuh-mod-uh-fahy] /kəˈmɒd əˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), commodified, commodifying.
to turn into a commodity; make commercial.
to treat as if a commodity.
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
(transitive) to treat (something) inappropriately as if it can be acquired or marketed like other commodities: you can’t commodify art
(transitive) another term for commodify

1971, back-formation from commodification. Related: Commodified; commodifying.


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