noun, plural com·mod·i·ties.
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Origin of commodity
OTHER WORDS FROM commoditynon·com·mod·i·ty, adjective, noun, plural non·com·mod·i·ties.
How to use commodity in a sentence
Shellac was and is an insect commodity, made by the insects.Why We Should Eat Crickets. And Other Bug Ideas - Facts So Romantic|Mary Ellen Hannibal|October 2, 2020|Nautilus
This commodity was going to flow through their property to distant consumers, while enriching people not just outside the county or state, but outside the country.It’s His Land. Now a Canadian Company Gets to Take It.|by Lee van der Voo for ProPublica|October 1, 2020|ProPublica
Strong Brazilian shipments at a time of weak consumption because of pandemic lockdowns help explain why arabica futures are down 16% this year, more than any other major farm commodity.Coffee prices could surge soon as La Nina heat scorches world’s largest crop supply|Rachel King|September 29, 2020|Fortune
The mobile video platform is not exactly a hot commodity considering how it has struggled to attract much positive attention since its April debut.How TV networks are setting up for the expanding ad-supported streaming war|Tim Peterson|September 23, 2020|Digiday
That our attention is a commodity in the information age is no secret.What Two Billion People Pay Attention to Is Still in the Hands of a Few Companies|Jason Dorrier|September 20, 2020|Singularity Hub
Outside of trading commodities, it also no longer serves as a major global financial center.Battle of the Upstarts: Houston vs. San Francisco Bay|Joel Kotkin|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How did we reach the stage where female bodies are treated as commodities?
But most destructively, it distorts that most precious of all commodities for a patient with a disease: hope.
The company prides itself on the provenance of its blades, which, while cheap, are hardly commodities.After 100 Years, the Shaving Industry Is Finally being Disrupted|Daniel Gross|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Given that he will soon speculate his remaining money on the commodities market, this downward trajectory does not bode well.One Perfect Summer Day in Virginia Woolf, Saul Bellow and Others|Matt Seidel|September 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Thus among the huge mass of accumulated commodities the simplest wants would go unsatisfied.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The Spanish authorities issued a decree regulating the price of meat and other commodities.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Like the present America, all the world went to Africa, to get a supply of commodities.
Although the demand for agricultural commodities has increased, the output per worker in agriculture has increased more rapidly.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
The warm air held the smell of all sorts of commodities; there was a great hum of small transactions, clink of small profits.Hilda|Sarah Jeanette Duncan
British Dictionary definitions for commodity
noun plural -ties
- a quantity of goods
- convenience or expediency
Word Origin for commodity
Cultural definitions for commodity
Any product manufactured or grown.