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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMMODITIES

That this brings about a superabundance of all commodities, we care but little.

The Commodities they bring to the Colony, if there is a Demand for them.

Of the Commodities which that Province may furnish in return for those of Europe.

Commodities which Louisiana may furnish in return for those of Europe.

The Commodities which the Spaniards bring to Louisiana, if there is a demand for them.

This is seen, and in exchange for his commodities food is left for him.

You paid a rupee, and took the change in rice or other commodities.

I forget, but surely there was no love among these commodities.

As commodities, the precious metals are subject to the same laws as other commodities.

It is, so far as the vast majority of commodities is concerned, the product of labor.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "benefit, profit, welfare;" later "a convenient or useful product," from Middle French commodité "benefit, profit," from Latin commoditatem (nominative commoditas) "fitness, adaptation, convenience, advantage," from commodus "suitable, convenient" (see commode). General sense "property possession" is from c.1500.

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