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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of commercialize.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. organized principally for financial gain.
- adj. having its focus changed from non-commercial to commercial.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. organized principally for financial gain
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For them, Día de Muertos becoming commercialized is a good thing.
Hardcore gamers are, I think, the most likely to call games 'dumbed down', 'sold out' or 'commercialized' - simply because these games don't fit their purist notions of what makes a good game.
Jackson - I find it quite difficult to criticize the man for a 'commercialized' apporoach when this 'commercialized' approached has caused millions of Catholics around the world to leave the Church, either into protestantism or sin.
But this is to confuse the practice of a certain kind of commercialized storytelling with realism, the latter of which probably becomes more genuine the farther away it gets from storytelling.
Painting also suffered the same fate when the presumption of the Egyptians "commercialized" that incomparable art.
I realize that it's probably too "commercialized" for literary artistes and I'm sure they're not all great works.
When I say blogging is headed for a kind of commercialized senility, I'm talking primarily about political blogs — those that have, or claim to have, something to say about government, economics, foreign policy, etc.
They must have been pretty significant since religions have "commercialized" them for more than 2,000 years.
"WordNet" describes the word 'commercialized' as the following:
Here is Dylan forever young, with barely the shadow of stubble across his upper lip, taking questions about his "commercialized" new work without rudeness or offense.