commodify
transitive verb (-fied; -fying) Date: 1982 to turn (as an intrinsic value or a work of art) into a commoditycommodification noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • commodify — [kə mäd′ə fī΄] vt. commodified, commodifying to treat as or make into a mere commodity to be bought and sold or to be used in selling something else [an automobile ad campaign that commodifies the American dream] commodification [kə mäd΄əfi… …   Universalium

  • commodify — 1971, back formation from COMMODIFICATION (Cf. commodification). Related: Commodified; commodifying …   Etymology dictionary

  • commodify — ► VERB (commodifies, commodified) ▪ turn into or treat as a mere commodity. DERIVATIVES commodification noun …   English terms dictionary

  • commodify — [kə mäd′ə fī΄] vt. commodified, commodifying to treat as or make into a mere commodity to be bought and sold or to be used in selling something else [an automobile ad campaign that commodifies the American dream] commodification [kə mäd΄əfi… …   English World dictionary

  • commodify — /kəˈmɒdəfaɪ/ (say kuh moduhfuy) verb (t) (commodified, commodifying) to view (something) as if it were a marketable commodity, especially something previously thought to be beyond price: to commodify the marriage state …   Australian English dictionary

  • commodify — verb To make something into a commodity, sometimes at the expense of its intrinsic value. Syn: commoditize See Also: decommodify …   Wiktionary

  • commodify — v. turn something into a commodity, make something into merchandise …   English contemporary dictionary

  • commodify — [kə mɒdɪfʌɪ] verb (commodifies, commodifying, commodified) turn into or treat as a mere commodity. Derivatives commodification noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • commodify — com·mod·i·fy …   English syllables

  • commodify — …   Useful english dictionary

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