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commercialismnoun [U]

us   /kəˈmɜr·ʃəˌlɪz·əm/
the methods used to advertise and sell goods and services, esp. (disapproving) such methods used only and obviously for profit
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commercialismnoun [U]

uk   /kəˈmɜːʃəlɪzəm/ us   disapproving
the practice of trying to make as much profit as possible and not caring about how this affects other people or places: Greedy commercialism has turned this beautiful landscape into a mess of ugly apartment blocks and hotels.
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