American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to commerce: a commercial loan; a commercial attaché.
- adj. Engaged in commerce: a commercial trucker.
- adj. Involved in work that is intended for the mass market: a commercial artist.
- adj. Of, relating to, or being goods, often unrefined, produced and distributed in large quantities for use by industry.
- adj. Having profit as a chief aim: a commercial book, not a scholarly tome.
- adj. Sponsored by an advertiser or supported by advertising: commercial television.
- n. A paid advertisement on television or radio.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining or relating to commerce or trade; of the nature of commerce: as, commercial concerns; commercial relations; a commercial transaction.
- Carrying on commerce; characterized by devotion to commerce: as, a commercial community.
- Proceeding or accruing from trade: as, commercial benefits or profits.
- Devoted to commerce: as, a commercial career.
- Prepared for the market, or merely as an article of commerce; hence, not entirely or chemically pure: as, commercial soda, silver, etc.
- Synonyms See mercantile.
- n. An advertisement in a common media format, usually radio or television.
- adj. Of or pertaining to commerce.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to commerce; carrying on or occupied with commerce or trade; mercantile.
- adj. connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
- adj. of or relating to commercialism
- adj. of the kind or quality used in commerce; average or inferior
- n. a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
- commerce + -ial (Wiktionary)
“Unsolicited bulk email (UBE) or unsolicited commercial email (UCE), is the practice of sending unwanted e-mail messages, frequently with *commercial* content, in large quantities to an indiscriminate set of recipients.”
“BUT, where it gets distracting for me — and IMO bad for commercial fiction — is where the *commercial* aspect outweighs the *fiction* aspect.”
“I was wondering if you could give us the geographic breakout of the term commercial real estate and construction loans you have remaining on”
“In our release, you can see that nonperforming loan category totaled $89.7 million as of December 31, and that category includes commercial construction project, commercial lot loans as well as the term commercial loans.”
“The client desired t have a high listing for the term commercial photographer and we have him at number three as of the writing of this article.”
“For these reasons the term commercial speech should be interpreted broadly to encompass all expression by for-profit corporations.”
“The message of the commercial is also 100% correct.”
“For those who got their teenage music from AM Radio, anything that goes longer than 3 minutes without a commercial is a rock opera.”
“This commercial is actually banned in the states south of Kentucky.”
“Every other commercial is about politics," she said.”
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