More definitions of "commercial":
- (adj): Of or relating to commercialism.
Example: "A commercial attache"; "commercial paper"; "commercial law"
- (adj): Connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises.
Example: "Commercial trucker"; "commercial TV"; "commercial diamonds"
- (noun): A commercially sponsored ad on radio or television.
Synonyms: commercial message
Famous quotes containing the word commercial:
“The home is a womans natural background.... From the beginning I tried to have the policy of the store reflect as nearly as it was possible in the commercial world, those standards of comfort and grace which are apparent in a lovely home.”
—Hortense Odlum (1892?)
“I do seriously believe that if we can measure among the States the benefits resulting from the preservation of the Union, the rebellious States have the larger share. It destroyed an institution that was their destruction. It opened the way for a commercial life that, if they will only embrace it and face the light, means to them a development that shall rival the best attainments of the greatest of our States.”
—Benjamin Harrison (18331901)
“From a commercial point of view, if Christmas did not exist it would be necessary to invent it.”
—Katharine Whitehorn (b. 1926)