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commodify

[ kuh-mod-uh-fahy ]
/ k蓹藞m蓲d 蓹藢fa瑟 /
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Definition of commodify

verb (used with object), com路mod路i路fied, com路mod路i路fy路ing.
to turn into a commodity; make commercial.
to treat as if a commodity.
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Also com路mod路i路tize [kuh-mod-uh-tahyz] /k蓹藞m蓲d 蓹藢ta瑟z/ .

Origin of commodify

First recorded in 1975鈥80; commod(ity) + -ify

OTHER WORDS FROM commodify

com路mod路i路fi路a路ble [kuh-mod-uh-fahy-uh-buhl], /k蓹藢m蓲d 蓹藞fa瑟 蓹 b蓹l/, adjectivecom路mod路i路fi路ca路tion, noun
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How to use commodify in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for commodify

commodify
/ (k蓹藞m蓲d瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
(tr) to treat (something) inappropriately as if it can be acquired or marketed like other commoditiesyou can't commodify art

Derived forms of commodify

commodification, noun
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