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Adjective: commercialised  ku'mur-shu,lIzd
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: commercialized)
  1. Organized principally for financial gain
    "Christmas has become a commercialised spectacle";
    - commercialized
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

See also: commercial

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

Encyclopedia: Commercialised