[noun mur-chuh n-dahyz, -dahys; verb mur-chuh n-dahyz] /noun ˈmɜr tʃənˌdaɪz, -ˌdaɪs; verb ˈmɜr tʃənˌdaɪz/
noun, verb (used with or without object), merchandized, merchandizing.
late 14c., “goods, commodities,” from present participle of merchandize. Meaning “trade, commerce” is from mid-15c. That of “promotion of goods for sale” is from 1922.
[mur-chuh nt] /ˈmɜr tʃənt/ noun 1. a person who buys and sells commodities for profit; dealer; trader. 2. a storekeeper; retailer: a local merchant who owns a store on Main Street. 3. Chiefly British. a wholesaler. adjective 4. pertaining to or used for trade or commerce: a merchant ship. 5. pertaining to the . 6. […]
[mur-chuh n-tuh-buh l] /ˈmɜr tʃən tə bəl/ adjective, Chiefly Law. 1. marketable: merchantable war-surplus goods. /ˈmɜːtʃəntəbəl/ adjective 1. suitable for trading
noun, Law. 1. . noun, Law. 1. a title to real property that is free from encumbrances, litigation, and other defects and that can readily be sold or mortgaged to a reasonable buyer or mortgagee.
noun 1. the ensign used by all ships engaged in commerce, fishing, etc.