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Meaning of commercial by Wiktionary Dictionary



    commerce +‎ -ial


    commercial ( plural: commercials )

    1. An advertisement in a common media format, usually radio or television .



    • advertisement


    commercial ( comparative more commercial, superlative most commercial )

    1. Of or pertaining to commerce.

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    • commercial in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
    • commercial in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Explanation of commercial by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises

    2. commercial trucker
      commercial TV
      commercial diamonds
    3. of the kind or quality used in commerce

    4. commercial grade of beef
      commercial oxalic acid
    5. of or relating to commercialism

    6. a commercial attache
      commercial paper
      commercial law
    1. a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television

    Definition of commercial by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Commercial a. [Cf. F. commercial.] Of or pertaining to commerce; carrying on or occupied with commerce or trade; mercantile; as, “commercial advantages; commercial relations”. “Princely commercial houses.” Macaulay.

      Commercial college, a school for giving instruction in commercial knowledge and business. -- Commercial law. See under Law. -- Commercial note paper, a small size of writing paper, usually about 5 by 7½ or 8 inches. -- Commercial paper, negotiable paper given in due course of business. It includes bills of exchange, promissory notes, bank checks, etc. -- Commercial traveler, an agent of a wholesale house who travels from town to town to solicit orders.

      Syn. -- See Mercantile.