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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.
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(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"
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[kəˈmɜːrʃəlaɪzd] commercialised (British) adj (pejorative) [art, festival, place] → commercial(e)
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You are commercialized out of all the greatness of life.
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The treatment, which is expected to be commercialized in conjunction with the launch of Monsanto's Roundup Ready 2 Yield soybean seed, will provide soybean farmers with early-season disease protection.
Under this agreement, Kyowa Hakko will grant Keryx an exclusive license to develop and commercialize the compound worldwide except in Japan and receive an upfront payment, milestone payments and royalties on sales of commercialized products from Keryx.
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But in the past three to five years, dozens of new types of microlayer films have been commercialized by a half-dozen producers in a growing spectrum of applications from window-glass laminates and computer screens to hydraulics and footwear.
The kind of research scientists are working on at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) has tremendous potential to be commercialized, says associate dean Dr.

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