commodify

or com·mod·i·tize

[ kuh-mod-uh-fahy ]
/ kəˈmɒd əˌfaɪ /

verb (used with object), com·mod·i·fied, com·mod·i·fy·ing.

to turn into a commodity; make commercial.
to treat as if a commodity.

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OTHER WORDS FROM commodify

com·mod·i·fi·a·ble, adjectivecom·mod·i·fi·ca·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for commodify

commodify
/ (kəˈmɒdɪˌfaɪ) /

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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