merchandize

[ noun mur-chuh n-dahyz, -dahys; verb mur-chuh n-dahyz ]
/ noun ˈmɜr tʃənˌdaɪz, -ˌdaɪs; verb ˈmɜr tʃənˌdaɪz /
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noun, verb (used with or without object), mer·chan·dized, mer·chan·diz·ing.


Nearby words

  1. mercery,
  2. merch,
  3. merchandise,
  4. merchandiser,
  5. merchandising,
  6. merchandizing,
  7. merchant,
  8. merchant bank,
  9. merchant flag,
  10. merchant guild

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Word Origin and History for merchandizing

merchandizing

n.

late 14c., "goods, commodities," from present participle of merchandize. Meaning "trade, commerce" is from mid-15c. That of "promotion of goods for sale" is from 1922.

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