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n. pl. com·mod·i·ties
1. Something useful that can be turned to commercial or other advantage: "Left-handed, power-hitting third basemen are a rare commodity in the big leagues" (Steve Guiremand).
2. A product or service that is indistinguishable from ones manufactured or provided by competing companies and that therefore sells primarily on the basis of price rather than quality or style.
3. Archaic Advantage; benefit.
[Middle English commodite, from Old French convenience, from Latin commoditās, from commodus, convenient; see commodious.]
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n, pl -ties
1. (Economics) an article of commerce
2. something of use, advantage, or profit
3. (Economics) economics an exchangeable unit of economic wealth, esp a primary product or raw material
4. (Economics) a quantity of goods
5. convenience or expediency
[C14: from Old French commodité, from Latin commoditās suitability, benefit; see commodious]
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com•mod•i•ty(kəˈmɒd ɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties.
1. an article of trade or commerce, esp. a product as distinguished from a service.
2. something of use, advantage, or value.
3. any unprocessed or partially processed good, as a grain, fruit or vegetable, or a precious metal.
4. Obs. a quantity of goods.
[1375–1425; late Middle English commodite < Anglo-French < Latin commoditās timeliness, convenience <commod(us) (see commode)]
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|Noun||1.||commodity - articles of commerce |
consumer goods - goods (as food or clothing) intended for direct use or consumption
entrant - a commodity that enters competition with established merchandise; "a well publicized entrant is the pocket computer"
fancy goods - goods that are chiefly ornamental
fungible - a commodity that is freely interchangeable with another in satisfying an obligation
future - bulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
merchandise, product, ware - commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
middling - any commodity of intermediate quality or size (especially when coarse particles of ground wheat are mixed with bran)
shopping - the commodities purchased from stores; "she loaded her shopping into the car"women carrying home shopping didn't give me a second glance"
sporting goods - sports equipment sold as a commodity
worldly good, worldly possession - a commodity or good associated with the earthly, rather than the spiritual, existence of human beings
salvage - property or goods saved from damage or destruction
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noun (usually plural) goods, produce, stock, products, merchandise, wares The government increased prices on several basic commodities.
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A. N → artículo m (de consumo or de comercio), producto m, mercancía f, mercadería f (LAm) (Fin, St Ex) → materia f prima
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n → Ware f; (agricultural) → Erzeugnis nt; basic or staple commodities (natural) → Grundstoffe pl; (St Ex) → Rohstoffe pl; (manufactured) → Bedarfsgüter pl; (= foodstuffs) → Grundnahrungsmittel pl; electricity is a commodity which every country needs → Strom ist ein (Versorgungs)gut, das jedes Land braucht
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commodity[kəˈmɒdɪtɪ] n → prodotto, articolo; (food) → derrata
basic commodities → beni mpl di prima necessità
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
commodity(kəˈmodəti) – plural comˈmodities – noun
an article which is bought or sold. soap, toothpaste and other household commodities. ware, goedere سِلْعَه، بِضاعَه стоки artigo druh zboží, výrobek die Ware vare αγαθό, προϊόν, είδοςproducto, artículo tarbekaup کالا؛ جنس hyödyke marchandiseסחורה सामग्री artikl, roba árucikk komoditi (sölu)vara articolo, prodotto 商品 상품 prekė, reikmuo prece; patēriņa priekšmets barang keperluan artikelvare, produkttowar متاع، جنس (تجارتى مال artigo articol (în comerţ) предмет потребления druh tovaru izdelek, potrošniško blago artikal vara, artikel สินค้า mal, ticarî eşya 商品 товар چیز ، شے hàng hóa 商品
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