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tr.v. com·mod·i·tized, com·mod·i·tiz·ing, com·mod·i·tiz·es
To turn into or treat as a commodity.

com·mod′i·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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(kəˈmɒdɪˌtaɪz) or


(tr) another term for commodify
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But maybe most of all, the life insurance industry is being driven to commoditize its products by the influx of capital from non-insurance investors who demand short-term returns.
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