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Noun: commerce  kó-murs
  1. Transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
    - commercialism, mercantilism
     
  2. Social exchange, especially of opinions, attitudes, etc.
Noun: Commerce  kó-murs
  1. The United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
    - Department of Commerce, Commerce Department, DoC

Derived forms: commerces

See also: commercial, noncommercial

Type of: conversation, dealing, dealings, executive department, transaction

Encyclopedia: Commerce, OK