Meaning of COMMERCIAL in English

COMMERCIAL

adj. & n.

--adj.

1. of, engaged in, or concerned with, commerce.

2 having profit as a primary aim rather than artistic etc. value; philistine.

3 (of chemicals) supplied in bulk more or less unpurified.

--n.

1. a television or radio advertisement.

2 archaic a commercial traveller.

Phrases and idioms:

commercial art art used in advertising, selling, etc. commercial broadcasting television or radio broadcasting in which programmes are financed by advertisements. commercial traveller a firm's travelling salesman or saleswoman who visits shops to get orders. commercial vehicle a vehicle used for carrying goods or fare-paying passengers.

Derivatives:

commercialism n. commerciality n. commercially adv.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.