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commercialize

[ kuh-mur-shuh-lahyz ]
/ k蓹藞m蓽r 蕛蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), com路mer路cial路ized, com路mer路cial路iz路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.
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Also especially British, com路mer路cial路ise .

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British Dictionary definitions for commercialize

commercialize

commercialise

/ (k蓹藞m蓽藧蕛蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb (tr)
to make commercial in aim, methods, or character
to exploit for profit, esp at the expense of quality

Derived forms of commercialize

commercialization or commercialisation, noun
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