uncommercial
adjective Date: 1768 1. not engaged in or related to commerce 2. not based on commercial principles 3. not likely to result in financial success <
an uncommercial book
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  • uncommercial — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not making, intended to make, or allowing a profit …   English terms dictionary

  • uncommercial — [un΄kə mʉr′shəl] adj. 1. of or concerned with things other than trade or commerce 2. not in accordance with the principles or methods of commerce 3. not commercially profitable …   English World dictionary

  • uncommercial — /un keuh merr sheuhl/, adj. 1. not engaged in or involved with commerce or trade. 2. not in accordance with commercial principles or practices. 3. not producing or likely to produce a profit: an artistic but uncommercial film. [1760 70; UN 1 +… …   Universalium

  • uncommercial — un•com•mer•cial [[t]ˌʌn kəˈmɜr ʃəl[/t]] adj. 1) bus not engaged in or involved with commerce or trade 2) bus not producing or likely to produce a profit: an artistic but uncommercial film[/ex] • Etymology: 1760–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • uncommercial — adjective Not commercial; often specifically not commercially viable …   Wiktionary

  • uncommercial — adj. that is not involved with trade, not conforming to accepted commercial practice …   English contemporary dictionary

  • uncommercial — adjective not making, intended to make, or allowing a profit …   English new terms dictionary

  • uncommercial — un·commercial …   English syllables

  • uncommercial — UK [ˌʌnkəˈmɜː(r)ʃ(ə)l] / US [ˌʌnkəˈmɜrʃ(ə)l] adjective business not attractive to customers and so not likely to make a profit …   English dictionary

  • uncommercial — /ʌnkəˈmɜʃəl/ (say unkuh mershuhl) adjective 1. not engaged in commerce or trade. 2. not in accordance with commercial principles or practices. 3. not likely to be commercially successful. 4. not profit seeking …   Australian English dictionary

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