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com·mer·cial

 (kə-mûr′shəl)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to commerce: a commercial loan; a commercial attaché.
b. Engaged in commerce: a commercial trucker.
2. Relating to or being goods that are produced and distributed in large quantities.
3.
a. Having profit as a chief aim: a commercial publisher.
b. Intended for or appealing to a large audience: commercial art.
4. Sponsored by an advertiser or paid for by advertising: commercial television.
n.
An advertisement in audio or video form.

com·mer′cial·ly adv.

commercial

(kəˈmɜːʃəl)
adj
1. (Commerce) of, connected with, or engaged in commerce; mercantile
2. (Marketing) sponsored or paid for by an advertiser: commercial television.
3. (Commerce) having profit as the main aim: commercial music.
4. (Commerce) (of goods, chemicals, etc) of unrefined quality or presentation and produced in bulk for use in industry
n
(Broadcasting) a commercially sponsored advertisement on radio or television
commerciality n
comˈmercially adv

com•mer•cial

(kəˈmɜr ʃəl)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of commerce.
2. produced, marketed, etc., with emphasis on salability, profit, or the like: a commercial book.
3. able or likely to yield a profit.
4. suitable for a wide popular market: commercial uses for satellites.
5. engaged in, used for, or suitable to commerce or business, esp. of a public or nonprivate nature: commercial vehicles.
6. not entirely or chemically pure: commercial soda.
7. of or designating a grade of beef between standard and utility.
8. paid for by advertisers: commercial television.
n.
9. a paid advertisement or promotional announcement on radio or television.
[1680–90]
com•mer`ci•al′i•ty, n.
com•mer′cial•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.commercial - a commercially sponsored ad on radio or televisioncommercial - a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
ad, advert, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing - a public promotion of some product or service
infomercial, informercial - a television commercial presented in the form of a short documentary
Adj.1.commercial - connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises; "commercial trucker"; "commercial TV"; "commercial diamonds"
noncommercial - not connected with or engaged in commercial enterprises
2.commercial - of or relating to commercialism; "a commercial attache"; "commercial paper"; "commercial law"
3.commercial - of the kind or quality used in commerce; average or inferior; "commercial grade of beef"; "commercial oxalic acid"
inferior - of low or inferior quality

commercial

adjective
1. mercantile, business, trade, trading, sales In its heyday it was a major centre of commercial activity.
2. profitable, popular, in demand, marketable, saleable Whether the project will be a commercial success is still uncertain.
3. materialistic, mercenary, profit-making, venal, monetary, exploited, pecuniary There's a feeling among a lot of people that music has become too commercial.
noun
1. advertisement, ad, advert The government has launched a campaign of television commercials and leaflets
Translations
إِعْلَانإعْلان تِجاريتِجاريمُربح تِجاريّا
комерсиален
obchodníreklamaužitkovéobchodnickýkomerční
erhvervsmæssigforretningsmæssighandels-indbringendekommerciel
mainos
reklama
kereskedelmireklám
fjármagnaîur af auglÿsanda, auglÿsinga-sjónvarp- eîa útvarpsauglÿsingvænlegurviîskipta-
コマーシャル商業の
광고 방송
komerčnýobchodníckyobchodnýreklama
gospodarskioglasposlovni
reklamfilm
โฆษณาทางทีวีหรือวิทยุ
kârlıradyo/televizyon reklâmıreklamreklâmticarî
quảng cáo trên truyền hình

commercial

[kəˈmɜːʃəl]
A. ADJcomercial
B. N (TV) (= advert) → anuncio m, spot m publicitario
C. CPD commercial art Narte m publicitario
commercial artist Ndibujante mf publicitario/a
commercial bank Nbanco m comercial, banco m mercantil
commercial break N (TV) → espacio m publicitario, pausa f publicitaria
commercial centre Ncentro m comercial
commercial college Nescuela f de secretariado
commercial law Nderecho m mercantil
commercial paper N (esp US) → efectos mpl negociables, papel m comercial
commercial property Npropiedad f comercial
commercial radio Nradio f comercial
commercial television Ntelevisión f privada
commercial traveller, commercial traveler (US) Nviajante mf (de comercio)
commercial value Nvalor m comercial
"no commercial value"sin valor comercial
commercial vehicle Nvehículo m comercial

commercial

[kəˈmɜːrʃəl]
adj
[organization] → commercial(e); [success] → commercial(e)
(= for commerce) → commercial(e)
commercial French → français m commercial
(pejorative) [film, music] → commercial(e)
n (= advert) → annonce f publicitaire, spot m (publicitaire)commercial bank nbanque f d'affairescommercial break nspot m (publicitaire)commercial exploitation n
(pejorative)exploitation f commerciale
[resource] → exploitation f commerciale

commercial

adjHandels-; custom also, ethics, trainingkaufmännisch; language, premises, vehicleGeschäfts-; production, radio, project, success, attitude, farming, whaling, fishingkommerziell; (pej) film, music etckommerziell; the commercial worlddie Geschäftswelt; of no commercial valueohne Verkaufswert; to think in commercial termskaufmännisch denken; it makes good commercial sensedas lässt sich kaufmännisch durchaus vertreten; has Christmas become too commercial?ist Weihnachten zu kommerziell geworden?
n (Rad, TV) → Werbespot m; during the commercialswährend der (Fernseh)werbung

commercial

:
commercial art
nWerbegrafik f
commercial artist
nWerbegrafiker(in) m(f)
commercial bank
nHandelsbank f
commercial break
nWerbepause f
commercial centre, (US) commercial center
commercial college
commercial court

commercial

:
commercial manager
commercial paper
commercial television
commercial traveller, (US) commmercial traveler
nHandelsvertreter(in) m(f)
commercial usage
nUsance f, → Handelsbrauch m
commercial vehicle
nNutzfahrzeug nt

commercial

[kəˈmɜːʃl]
1. adjcommerciale
the commercial world → il mondo del commercio
2. n (TV) (also commercial break) → pubblicità f inv, spot m inv (pubblicitario)

commerce

(ˈkoməːs) noun
the exchange of goods between nations or people; trade on a large scale. He is engaged in commerce.
commercial (kəˈməːʃəl) adjective
1. connected with commerce. Private cars are allowed to use this road but not commercial vehicles.
2. (likely to be) profitable. a commercial proposition.
3. paid for by advertisements. commercial television.
noun
a TV or radio advertisement. I enjoyed the play but the commercials irritated me.
commercialize, commercialise (kəˈməːʃəlaiz) verb
to try to make (something) a source of profit. Christmas has become commercialized.
commercialism (kəˈməːʃəlizəm) noun
commercial traveller
a travelling representative of a business firm.

commercial

إِعْلَان reklama kommerciel Werbespot διαφήμιση anuncio, comercial mainos publicité reklama pubblicità コマーシャル 광고 방송 commercial reklameinnslag reklama anúncio publicitário, comercial рекламный ролик reklamfilm โฆษณาทางทีวีหรือวิทยุ reklam quảng cáo trên truyền hình 电视广告
References in classic literature ?
Such are the rivalships and competitions of commerce between commercial nations.
Henry Saylor, who was killed in Covington, in a quarrel with Antonio Finch, was a reporter on the Cincinnati Commercial.
And to be turned off because one was a commercial person
Her son (of whom I feel truly ashamed to be obliged to speak again so soon) made an effort to extricate his mother--involved himself in a series of pecuniary disasters, which commercial people call, I believe, transactions--struggled for a little while to get out of them in the character of an independent gentleman--failed--and then spiritlessly availed himself of the oleaginous refuge of the soap and candle trade.
Thus his nails and modesty were comparable to those of most gentlemen; though his ambition had been educated only by the opportunities of a clerk and accountant in the smaller commercial houses of a seaport.
The Boys' Home was the best hotel on our branch of the Burlington, and all the commercial travellers in that territory tried to get into Black Hawk for Sunday.
I suppose that the dreams of our modern youth are entirely commercial.
I caught a glimpse of the octagon minarets of this town, which was at one time the richest commercial magazine on the coast.
TWO leading objects of commercial gain have given birth to wide and daring enterprise in the early history of the Americas; the precious metals of the South, and the rich peltries of the North.
It is true, that where treaties of commerce stipulate for the mutual appointment of consuls, whose functions are connected with commerce, the admission of foreign consuls may fall within the power of making commercial treaties; and that where no such treaties exist, the mission of American consuls into foreign countries may PERHAPS be covered under the authority, given by the ninth article of the Confederation, to appoint all such civil officers as may be necessary for managing the general affairs of the United States.
Amongst the great commercial streams of these islands, the Thames is the only one, I think, open to romantic feeling, from the fact that the sight of human labour and the sounds of human industry do not come down its shores to the very sea, destroying the suggestion of mysterious vastness caused by the configuration of the shore.
Under these circumstances, if the American metropolitan newspapers were published here in Constantinople, their next commercial report would read about as follows, I suppose: