commerce: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kom'urs), [key]
— n.
  1. an interchange of goods or commodities, esp. on a large scale between different countriesor between different parts of the same countrytrade; business.
  2. social relations, esp. the exchange of views, attitudes, etc.
  3. sexual intercourse.
  4. intellectual or spiritual interchange; communion.
  5. (cap.) Also calledthe Department of Commerce.


Pronunciation: (kom'urs), [key]
— n.
  1. a town in SW California. 10,509.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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