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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMMERCIALISM

At the outset we have to surrender to commercialism more than half our territory.

Do I imply that they are free from sordidness and commercialism?

Don't you be too rash, Betty—I'm not exactly cut out for commercialism.

I'm tired—dog-tired of compromise and commercialism and all the rest of it.

It was his answer to the oft-made charge of "commercialism."

There would have to be another colloquy after I had regained my commercialism.

The spirit of commercialism is, as I have said before, fatal to art.

Was there nothing, nobody, that commercialism did not think for sale and to be trafficked in?

Of course, it had its drawbacks, but I think it was better than the commercialism that is replacing it.

It's the only thing that keeps Englishmen sound; commercialism is their curse.

WORD ORIGIN

"principles and practice of commerce," 1849, from commercial (adj.) + -ism.

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