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commerciality

[kuh-mur-shee-al-i-tee] /kəˌmɜr ʃiˈæl ɪ ti/
noun
1.
commercial quality or character; ability to produce a profit:
Distributors were concerned about the film's commerciality compared with last year's successful pictures.
Origin of commerciality
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; commercial + -ity
Related forms
anticommerciality, noun
noncommerciality, noun
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  • He was a brilliant student, yet of a commerciality of mind that equalled that of any Jewish student in the class.

    Still Jim Honor Willsie Morrow

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