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Verb: commercialise  ku'mur-shu,lIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: commercialize)
  1. Make commercial
    "Some Amish people have commercialised their way of life";
    - commercialize, market
     
  2. Exploit for maximal profit, usually by sacrificing quality
    "The hotel owners are commercialising the beaches";
    - commercialize

Derived forms: commercialising, commercialised, commercialises

Type of: alter, change, exploit, modify, tap

Encyclopedia: Commercialise