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English definition of “commercial”

commercial

noun [C]
 
 
/kəˈmɜːʃəl/
MARKETING an advertisement that is broadcast on television or radio: American manufacturers have produced a series of TV commercials highlighting manufacturing successes.
commercials STOCK MARKET shares in a company that sells goods to consumers: Commercials ended the year down 3.5%.
(Definition of commercial noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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