commoditize

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com·mod·i·tize

 (kə-mŏd′ĭ-tīz′)
tr.v. com·mod·i·tized, com·mod·i·tiz·ing, com·mod·i·tiz·es
To turn into or treat as a commodity.

com·mod′i·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.

commoditize

(kəˈmɒdɪˌtaɪz) or

commoditise

vb
(tr) another term for commodify
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