verb (used with object), com·mer·cial·ized, com·mer·cial·iz·ing.
to make commercial in character, methods, or spirit.
to emphasize the profitable aspects of, especially at the expense of quality: to commercialize one's artistic talent.
to offer for sale; make available as a commodity.
Also especially British, com·mer·cial·ise.
Origin of commercialize
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An offer was made to commercialise the invention, but Langley steadfastly refused it.A History of Aeronautics
E. Charles Vivian
to make commercial in aim, methods, or character
to exploit for profit, esp at the expense of quality
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