commercialize ( commercializes 3rd person present) ( commercializing present participle) ( commercialized past tense & past participle )
in BRIT, also use commercialise If something is commercialized, it is used or changed in such a way that it makes money or profits, often in a way that people disapprove of. verb
It seems such a pity that a distinguished and honored name should be commercialized in such a manner... be V-ed
Federal agencies should commercialize research. V n
Rock'n'roll has become so commercialized and safe since punk.
commercialization n-uncount oft N of n
...the commercialization of Christmas.
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