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noun as in merchandise, possession

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As the years passed, paracord became a common civilian commodity.

According to Colyer, these failures often arise because companies fail to understand the cyclical nature of crypto mining, which he likens to the price swings that occur in commodity markets.

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In fact, Goldman is tracking cross-border investment flows into equities, commodities and fixed-income assets.

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Left-handed pitching has long been one of the most prized commodities in professional baseball.

Other people have suggested that we ought to have accounted for incumbency in the uncertainty index, on the theory that when incumbents are running for reelection, they are known commodities, which should reduce volatility.

If we begin to see the other as our possession and commodity, our shoe, the shadow of our shadow, is there ever a happy outcome?

If they run off with somebody else, we say they were stolen—as if they are an object or a commodity.

Taylor knows not only the value of her commodity, but also how to control it.

Access has become a master commodity, an experience that can be granted or charged for but never owned.

It is not a scarce commodity to be meted out begrudgingly or in short portions.

Of late she hasn't had very much of the latter commodity, and she was quite bowled over.

Formerly, when a commodity was adulterated, it could be returned, and the courts became sorely troubled to defend an adulteration.

He wished to procure a barrel of salt, as the supply of that commodity was exhausted in his part of the country.

When there are milles & other deuises for the purpose, a commodity of them may be raised because there are infinite store.

These Bostonians in their crisis bought every available commodity from Plymouth, and for cattle they exchanged horses.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to commodity, such as: asset, goods, material, produce, product, and property.

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