Etymology
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commercialize (v.)

"subject to the principles and practices of commerce," 1830, from commercial (adj.) + -ize. Related: Commercialized; commercializing.

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Definitions of commercialize

commercialize (v.)
exploit for maximal profit, usually by sacrificing quality;
commercialize (v.)
make commercial;
Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life
Synonyms: commercialise / market
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