commercialized

commercialized
commercialize com‧mer‧cial‧ize [kəˈmɜːʆəlaɪz ǁ -ɜːr-] also commercialise verb [transitive]
1. COMMERCE to make something available to buyers for the first time:

• He doesn't see any rush to commercialize the Sunpower technology for household use.

2. disapproving to use something in a way that makes as much money as possible, without considering its quality:

• the growing tendency to commercialize museums

— commercialized also commercialised adjective :

• this ever more commercialised world

— commercialization also commercialisation noun [uncountable] :

• Money and commercialisation are damaging the image of sport.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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