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com·mer·cial·ize

 (kə-mûr′shə-līz′)
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.
2.
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.

commercialize

(kəˈmɜːʃəˌlaɪz) or

commercialise

vb (tr)
1. to make commercial in aim, methods, or character
2. (Commerce) to exploit for profit, esp at the expense of quality
comˌmercialiˈzation, comˌmercialiˈsation n

com•mer•cial•ize

(kəˈmɜr ʃəˌlaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to make commercial in character, methods, etc.; make profitable or introduce profit into.
2. to emphasize the profitable aspects of, esp. by sacrificing quality or debasing inherent nature: to commercialize one's talent.
[1830–40]
com•mer`cial•i•za′tion, n.
com•mer′cial•iz`er, n.

commercialize


Past participle: commercialized
Gerund: commercializing

Imperative
commercialize
commercialize
Present
I commercialize
you commercialize
he/she/it commercializes
we commercialize
you commercialize
they commercialize
Preterite
I commercialized
you commercialized
he/she/it commercialized
we commercialized
you commercialized
they commercialized
Present Continuous
I am commercializing
you are commercializing
he/she/it is commercializing
we are commercializing
you are commercializing
they are commercializing
Present Perfect
I have commercialized
you have commercialized
he/she/it has commercialized
we have commercialized
you have commercialized
they have commercialized
Past Continuous
I was commercializing
you were commercializing
he/she/it was commercializing
we were commercializing
you were commercializing
they were commercializing
Past Perfect
I had commercialized
you had commercialized
he/she/it had commercialized
we had commercialized
you had commercialized
they had commercialized
Future
I will commercialize
you will commercialize
he/she/it will commercialize
we will commercialize
you will commercialize
they will commercialize
Future Perfect
I will have commercialized
you will have commercialized
he/she/it will have commercialized
we will have commercialized
you will have commercialized
they will have commercialized
Future Continuous
I will be commercializing
you will be commercializing
he/she/it will be commercializing
we will be commercializing
you will be commercializing
they will be commercializing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been commercializing
you have been commercializing
he/she/it has been commercializing
we have been commercializing
you have been commercializing
they have been commercializing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been commercializing
you will have been commercializing
he/she/it will have been commercializing
we will have been commercializing
you will have been commercializing
they will have been commercializing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been commercializing
you had been commercializing
he/she/it had been commercializing
we had been commercializing
you had been commercializing
they had been commercializing
Conditional
I would commercialize
you would commercialize
he/she/it would commercialize
we would commercialize
you would commercialize
they would commercialize
Past Conditional
I would have commercialized
you would have commercialized
he/she/it would have commercialized
we would have commercialized
you would have commercialized
they would have commercialized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.commercialize - exploit for maximal profit, usually by sacrificing quality; "The hotel owners are commercializing the beaches"
exploit, tap - draw from; make good use of; "we must exploit the resources we are given wisely"
2.commercialize - make commercial; "Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life"
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
Translations
komercializovat
gå forretning ikommercialisere
üzleti alapokra helyez
gera aî einskærri söluvöru
skomercializovať
kazanç işi hâline getirilen

commercialize

[kəˈmɜːʃəlaɪz] VTcomercializar

commercialize

[kəˈmɜːrʃəlaɪz] commercialise (British) vt
(= make into a business) → commercialiser
(pejorative)commercialiser

commercialize

commercialize

[kəˈmɜːʃəˌlaɪz] vt (pej) → commercializzare

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.
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