[noun mur-chuh n-dahyz, -dahys; verb mur-chuh n-dahyz]
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Examples from the Web for merchandizing
He had a desk with a Concern that did merchandizing in a large way.Ade's Fables
For merchandizing and navigation, no people can compare with them but the Hollanders.The Anglo-French Entente in the Seventeenth Century
Merchandizing, manufacturing and marketing of food, clothing and shelter commodities on a large scale in world markets.
The merchandizing of more practical commodities such as potatoes, meat, middle class homes, durable clothing.
So he becomes a "magnate," a man of "big business," and tends to high finance, manufacturing and merchandizing on a world-scale.
Word Origin and History for merchandizing
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.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper