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"commercialize" in British English

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commercializeverb [T usually passive]

(UK usually commercialise) uk   /kəˈmɜː.ʃəl.aɪz/  us   /-ˈmɝː-/
to ​organize something to make a ​profit
commercialization
noun [U] disapproving (UK usually commercialisation) uk   /kəˌmɜː.ʃəl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌmɝː-/
The commercialization of ​football has ​turned it from a ​sport into a ​business.
commercialized
adjective disapproving (UK usually commercialised) uk   us   /-aɪzd/
What a ​pityChristmas has ​become so commercialized.
(Definition of commercialize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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commercializeverb [T usually passive]

(also UK commercialise) uk   /kəˈmɜːʃəlaɪz/  us   /-ˈmɝː-/
COMMERCE to make a ​product or ​serviceavailable for ​sale to the ​public: How can this ​technology be commercialized?
disapproving to ​develop or ​organize something in ​order to make as much ​money as possible: She says that the Olympics have become a commercialized extravaganza.
(Definition of commercialize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “commercialize”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使商业化,使商品化, 从…中赚钱…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使商業化,使商品化, 從…中賺錢…
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