quasi commercialized

commercialize

[kuh-mur-shuh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), commercialized, commercializing.
1.
to make commercial in character, methods, or spirit.
2.
to emphasize the profitable aspects of, especially at the expense of quality: to commercialize one's artistic talent.
3.
to offer for sale; make available as a commodity.
Also, especially British, commercialise.


Origin:
commercial + -ize

commercialization, noun
commercializer, noun
decommercialization, noun
decommercialize, verb (used with object), decommercialized, decommercializing.
overcommercialization, noun
overcommercialize, verb (used with object), overcommercialized, overcommercializing.
quasi-commercialized, adjective
uncommercialized, adjective
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commercialize or commercialise (kəˈmɜːʃəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to make commercial in aim, methods, or character
2.  to exploit for profit, esp at the expense of quality
 
commercialise or commercialise
 
vb
 
commerciali'zation or commercialise
 
n
 
commerciali'sation or commercialise
 
n

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commercialize
1830, from commercial + -ize.
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