Origin of commoditize
- to turn into a commodity; make commercial.
- to treat as if a commodity.
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Examples from the Web for commoditized
That kind of freedom, and the solidarity it produces, can't be commoditized.How One Lawsuit Shows What’s Wrong With America
October 20, 2014
- (tr) another term for commodify
- (tr) to treat (something) inappropriately as if it can be acquired or marketed like other commoditiesyou can't commodify art
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Word Origin and History for commoditized
1971, back-formation from commodification. Related: Commodified; commodifying.
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