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 […]
- Commercial off-the-shelf software
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 […]
- Commercial software
noun any software developed to be sold to consumers Examples Microsoft has very successful commercial software. software (Or “commercial off-the-shelf software”, COTS) Software that is produced for sale. This contrasts with free software, which is produced for free distribution, meaning without charge and/or without restriction on further distribution. Some companies that sell software distribute some […]