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  • adv. In a commercial manner: a manner pertaining to commerce.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a commercial manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a commercial manner; as regards commerce; from the business man's point of view: as, an article commercially valueless; copyright commercially considered.

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  • adv. in a commercial manner


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commercial +‎ -ly


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