Definition of Commercial enterprise

1. Noun. An enterprise connected with commerce.

Specialized synonyms: Co-op, Cooperative, Industry
Generic synonyms: Enterprise

2. Noun. The activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects. "Computers are now widely used in business"

Lexicographical Neighbors of Commercial Enterprise

commercial activity
commercial agency
commercial art
commercial artist
commercial at
commercial bank
commercial bribery
commercial buster
commercial credit
commercial credit company
commercial document
commercial enterprise (current term)
commercial finance company
commercial forest land
commercial instrument
commercial invoice
commercial law
commercial letter of credit
commercial loan
commercial message
commercial off-the-shelf
commercial paper
commercial traveler
commercial traveller
commercial travellers

Literary usage of Commercial enterprise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1840)
"Mr. Adams proceeds to show, that commercial enterprise will not be impeded by a reasonable encouragement given to manufactures, nor the interests of ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... at the same time a world-wide reputation as a maritime power, whose commercial enterprise, especially in its colonies was everywhere acknowledged. ..."

3. A Statistical View of the Commerce of the United States of America: Its by Timothy Pitkin (1817)
"A. SPIRIT of commercial enterprise, which prevailed in the century, and a desire to find a new loute to the wealth of India, led to the important discovery ..."

4. Modern Egypt by Evelyn Baring Cromer (1908)
"CHAPTER XXXVIII THE EUROPEANS Number of Europeans—The Levantines—Their characteristics—The Greeks—Their commercial enterprise—The English—The Army of ..."

5. Voyage of the United States Frigate Potomac: Under the Command of Commodore by Jeremiah N. Reynolds (1835)
"... neglected—Rivalry and hostilities between the English and Dutch—English and French—The English at Padang—Americans visit the east—commercial enterprise ..."

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