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English definition of “commercial awareness”

commercial awareness

noun [U]     UK COMMERCE, HR
knowledge of how businesses make money , what customers want , and what problems there are in particular areas of business : To become what an employer wants , the three most valuable attributes are a can-do attitude , technical skills , and commercial awareness .
(Definition of commercial awareness noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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