- engaged in transporting passengers or goods for profit.
- civilian and public, as distinguished from military or private.
- a low-quality grade of beef between standard and utility.
- a cut of beef of this grade.
Origin of commercial
Examples from the Web for non-commercial
Contemporary Examples of non-commercial
The stock markets are rigged, the banks operate in a way that is non-commercial, and the yuan is still strictly non-convertible.If You Thought the 2008 Recession Was Bad, Wait Till China's Bubble Pops
September 13, 2012
Historical Examples of non-commercial
I need not here repeat the reasons which induce the non-commercial class of natives to send their letters bearing postage.The Post Office of India and its Story
The State University is the crowning feature of the non-commercial institutions of the city and State.
For non-commercial purposes it is convenient to dissolve it in water (one drachm to a grain of gold).The Art and Practice of Silver Printing
H. P. Robinson
Mr Honey's services are non-commercial to promote the language of business both in English and in German.Mr Honey's Correspondence Dictionary (English-German)
"an advertisement broadcast on radio or TV," 1935, from commercial (adj.).