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tr.v. com·mer·cial·ized, com·mer·cial·iz·ing, com·mer·cial·iz·es
1. To apply methods of business to for profit.
a. To do, exploit, or make chiefly for financial gain.
b. To sacrifice the quality of for profit.

com·mer′cial·i·za′tion (-shə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.


(kəˈmɜːʃəlaɪzd) or


spoiled by commercial exploitation; degraded
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Adj.1.commercialized - organized principally for financial gain; "Christmas has become a commercialized spectacle"
commercial - connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises; "commercial trucker"; "commercial TV"; "commercial diamonds"


[kəˈmɜːrʃəlaɪzd] commercialised (British) adj (pejorative) [art, festival, place] → commercial(e)
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