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commercialismnoun [U]

uk   /kəˈmɜː.ʃəl.ɪ.zəm/  us   /-ˈmɝː-/ specialized
the ​principles and ​activity of ​commerce, ​especially those ​connected with ​profitrather than ​quality or doing good
(Definition of commercialism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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commercialismnoun [U]

 us   /kəˈmɜr·ʃəˌlɪz·əm/
the ​methods used to ​advertise and ​sellgoods and ​services, esp. (​disapproving) such ​methods used only and ​obviously for ​profit
(Definition of commercialism from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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commercialismnoun [U]

uk   us   /kəˈmɜːʃəlɪzəm/ 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 ​apartmentblocks and ​hotels.
(Definition of commercialism from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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