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commoditynoun [C]

us   /kəˈmɑd·ɪ·t̬i/
social studies anything that can be bought and sold: The goal is to raise the productivity of basic food commodities such as grains.
(Definition of commodity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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commoditynoun [C]

uk   /kəˈmɒdəti/ us  
STOCK MARKET, FINANCE a substance or a product that can be traded in large quantities, such as oil, metals, grain, coffee, etc.: One big commodity that Canada exports is oil. Higher commodities prices boosted first-quarter profits. agricultural commodities
FINANCE a financial product that can be traded: Returning barren fields to their natural state as wetlands creates a host of "wetland mitigation credits," a commodity the company plans to sell.
NATURAL RESOURCES a thing or a quality that is useful: Water is a very scarce commodity in the region. Fluency in Arabic is a valuable commodity in a job market desperate for Arabic translators.
(Definition of commodity from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “commodity”
in Vietnamese hàng hóa…
in Spanish artículo, mercancía, cualidad…
in Malaysian barang keperluan…
in Thai สินค้า…
in French marchandise…
in German die Ware…
in Chinese (Traditional) 商品,貨物, 寶貴素質…
in Russian товар…
in Turkish mal, ürün, emtia…
in Chinese (Simplified) 商品,货物, 宝贵品质…
in Indonesian komoditi…
in Polish towar…
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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