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English definition of “commercial”

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 value Business and commerce - general words [before noun] describes a product that can be bought by or is intended to be bought by the general public Business and commerce - general words C2 [before noun] refers to radio or television paid for by advertisements that are broadcast between and during programmes Advertising, 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
(Definition of commercial adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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