commercially, adverbanticommercial, adjectiveanticommercially, adverbanticommercialness, nouncountercommercial, adjectivenoncommercial, adjective, nounnoncommercially, adverbprecommercial, adjectiveprocommercial, adjectivequasi-commercial, adjectivequasi-commercially, adverbsemicommercial, adjectivesemicommercially, adverbsupercommercial, adjectivesupercommercially, adverbultracommercial, adjective
1. Commercial, mercantile
refer to the activities of business, industry, and trade. Commercial
is the broader term, covering all the activities and relationships of industry and trade. In a derogatory sense it may mean such a preoccupation with the affairs of commerce as results in indifference to considerations other than wealth: commercial treaties; a merely commercial viewpoint. Mercantile
applies to the purchase and sale of goods, or to the transactions of business: a mercantile house or class.