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mercantile

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/ˈmɜːkəntaɪl/ formal
COMMERCE relating to trade: Instead of mercantile competition with Europe and America, Chinese capitalists have been looking to the developing world for bigger opportunities. a mercantile economy/society/tax
Translations of “mercantile”
in Chinese (Traditional) 貿易的, 商業的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 贸易的, 商业的…
(Definition of mercantile from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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