Meaning of commercialize


Pronunciation: (ku-mûr'shu-līz"), [key]
— -ized, -iz•ing.
  1. to make commercial in character, methods, or spirit.
  2. to emphasize the profitable aspects of, esp. at the expense of quality: to commercialize one's artistic talent.
  3. to offer for sale; make available as a commodity.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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