Definition of Commerce department
1. Noun. The United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913.
Generic synonyms: Executive Department
Terms within: Bureau Of The Census, Census Bureau, National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration, Noaa, Technology Administration, Patent And Trademark Office Database, Patent Office
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Literary usage of Commerce department
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1. U.S. Export Control and Nonproliferation Policy and the Role and edited by Strom Thurmond (2001)
"From 1989 on, therefore, every export of a satellite to China required not only a license from either the State Department or the commerce department, ..."
2. American Business in World Markets: Our Opportunities and Obligations in by James T. M. Moore (1919)
"commerce department Plans—Statement by Secretary Redfield—Aid for Industry—Bureau of Standards— Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce—Conservation ..."
3. Export Controls: Rapid Advances in China's Semiconductor Industry Underscore by Joseph Christoff (2003)
"The commerce department has the authority to initiate "foreign availability" ... commerce department officials and Semiconductor Equipment and Materials ..."