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English definition of “commercial”


adjective     /kəˈmɜː.ʃəl/ US  /-ˈmɝː-/
B2 related to buying and selling things: a commercial organization/venture/success commercial law The commercial future of the company looks very promising.Business and commerce - general words disapproving describes a record, film, book, etc. that has been produced with the aim of making money and as a result has little artistic valueBusiness and commerce - general words [before noun] describes a product that can be bought by or is intended to be bought by the general publicBusiness and commerce - general words C2 [before noun] refers to radio or television paid for by advertisements that are broadcast between and during programmesAdvertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailingBroadcasting organizations commercially     /-i/ adverb Does the market research show that the product will succeed commercially (= make a profit)? The drug won't be commercially available (= able to be bought) until it has been thoroughly tested.Business and commerce - general words
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