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adjective commercial pronunciation in British English /kəˈmɜː(r)ʃ(ə)l/
  1. 1
    [usually before noun] relating to business
    a commercial transaction
    This property is suitable for domestic or commercial use.
    1. a.
      [only before noun] producing goods or services to sell
      commercial whaling
    2. b.
      [only before noun] produced in order to be sold
      One of their first commercial products was an electronic typewriter.
  2. 2
    [usually before noun] relating to making a profit
    The film’s commercial success made her a star.
    The decision was made on a purely commercial basis.
    1. a.
      paying more attention to making profits than to quality
      Their music has become so commercial.

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