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verb [transitive]     commercialize pronunciation in American English
/kəˈmɜrʃ(ə)lˌaɪz/
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present tense
I/you/we/theycommercialize
he/she/itcommercializes
present participlecommercializing
past tensecommercialized
past participlecommercialized
  1. to develop something so that you can sell it and make a profit

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commercialization

     commercialization pronunciation in American English
/kəˌmɜrʃəlɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]
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