Definition of Commercialism

1. Noun. Transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services).

Definition of Commercialism

1. n. The commercial spirit or method.

Definition of Commercialism

1. Noun. The practices, methods, aims, and spirit of commerce or business. ¹

2. Noun. The capitalist tendency to value profit over everything else. ¹

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Definition of Commercialism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Commercialism

commercial loan
commercial message
commercial off-the-shelf
commercial paper
commercial traveler
commercial traveller
commercial travellers
commercial treaty
commercialism (current term)

Literary usage of Commercialism

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1. The Social Institutions and Ideals of the Bible: A Study of the Elements of by Theodore Gerald Soares (1915)
"How far the commercialism of the Babylonian Jews may have affected their ... THE INFLUENCE OF GREEK commercialism It was the Greek who brought the Jew into ..."

2. Familiar Talks on that Boy and Girl of Yours: Sociology from Viewpoint of by Wilbur Fisk Crafts (1922)
"But even this ancient pugilism was not contaminated by any considerable commercialism. The fighters fought for the sport or honor of it. ..."

3. Ethical Obligations of the Lawyer by Gleason Leonard Archer (1910)
"ETHICAL OBLIGATIONS OF THE LAWYER commercialism AMONG LAWYERS Complaint is sometimes heard among the older practitioners that too great a spirit of ..."

4. The School as a Social Institution: An Introduction to the Study of Social by Charles Leonidas Robbins (1918)
"Another kind of private school displays the menace of commercialism. ... It must be admitted that the danger to society through the commercialism of private ..."

5. The Westminster Review by John Chapman, Charles William Wason (1903)
"commercialism AND IMPERIALISM. IT is an indisputable, and indeed an admitted fact, that Empire imposes a heavy burden, and that its maintenance and ..."

6. Christianizing the Social Order by Walter Rauschenbusch (1912)
"CHAPTER III commercialism AND BEAUTY I GOD'S country is the home of beauty, God is not only the all-wise and all-powerful, but the all-beautiful. ..."

7. History of the State of New York, Political and Governmental by Willis Fletcher Johnson, Roscoe Conkling Ensign Brown, Walter Whipple Spooner, Willis Holly, Ray Burdick Smith (1922)
"After gaining a reputation as an opponent of Tammany, and as the author of "commercialism in Politics," which everybody understood to be a reflection on ..."

8. Roman Imperialism by Tenney Frank (1914)
"CHAPTER XIV commercialism AND EXPANSION WE have repeatedly referred to the contention that commercial and capitalistic interests played an important rfile ..."

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