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Verb: commercialize  ku'mur-shu,lIz
  1. Exploit for maximal profit, usually by sacrificing quality
    "The hotel owners are commercializing the beaches";
    - commercialise [Brit]
  2. Make commercial
    "Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life";
    - commercialise [Brit], market

Derived forms: commercializing, commercializes, commercialized

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

Encyclopedia: Commercialize