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commercial Idioms & Phrases


commercial activity

  • noun activity undertaken as part of a commercial enterprise
    business activity.
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commercial agency

  • noun an organization that provides businesses with credit ratings of other firms
    mercantile agency.
    • Dun & Bradstreet is the largest mercantile agency in the United States
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commercial art

  • noun art used for commercial purposes (as in advertising)
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commercial artist

  • noun an illustrator who is supported by advertising
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commercial bank

  • noun a financial institution that accepts demand deposits and makes loans and provides other services for the public
    full service bank.
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commercial bribery

  • noun bribery of a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into a transaction
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Commercial college

  • a school for giving instruction in commercial knowledge and business.
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commercial credit

  • noun credit granted by a bank to a business concern for commercial purposes
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commercial credit company

  • noun a finance company that makes loans to manufacturers and wholesalers
    commercial credit company.
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commercial document

  • noun a document of or relating to commerce
    commercial document.
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commercial enterprise

  • noun an enterprise connected with commerce
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    business; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business
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commercial finance company

  • noun a finance company that makes loans to manufacturers and wholesalers
    commercial credit company.
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commercial instrument

  • noun a document of or relating to commerce
    commercial document.
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Commercial law

  • noun the body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence
    mercantile law; law merchant.
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  • . See under Law.
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commercial letter of credit

  • noun a letter of credit given to a business concern for commercial purposes
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commercial loan

  • noun a bank loan granted for the use of a business
    business loan.
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commercial message

  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    commercial.
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Commercial note paper

  • a small size of writing paper, usually about 5 by 7½ or 8 inches.
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Commercial paper

  • noun an unsecured and unregistered short-term obligation issued by an institutional borrower to investors who have temporarily idle cash
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  • negotiable paper given in due course of business. It includes bills of exchange, promissory notes, bank cheks, etc.
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Commercial traveler

  • noun a salesman who travels to call on customers
    travelling salesman; commercial traveler; roadman; traveling salesman; bagman.
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  • an agent of a wholesale house who travels from town to town to solicit orders.
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commercial traveller

  • noun a salesman who travels to call on customers
    travelling salesman; commercial traveler; roadman; traveling salesman; bagman.
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commercial treaty

  • noun a treaty governing commerce between two or more nations
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commercial-grade

  • adjective satellite of the kind or quality used in commerce; average or inferior
    commercial.
    • commercial grade of beef
    • commercial oxalic acid
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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