Definition of 'commercial'
Video: pronunciation of 'commercial'
Example sentences containing 'commercial'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
It was able to land but the launch of commercial flights was postponed indefinitely. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The aircraft has since been almost completely withdrawn from commercial flights but continues in service with the defence ministry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It made its first commercial delivery in Cambridgeshire this month. The Sun (2016)Cope has said that he was unaware of the contents of the package despite being asked to carry it across international boundaries on a commercial flight. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A commercial garden centre was the next target, with hedging shrubs disappearing overnight. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Brexit vote also affected the group's commercial property arm. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Older diesel commercial vehicles, and possibly also diesel cars, would pay a fee to enter the zones. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The agreement of commercial and broadcasting partners needs to be settled. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The majority of commercial and industrial loans from banks are made under the loan commitment arrangement. Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)These include plans for commercial space flights. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He claimed they were working on commercial campaigns together. The Sun (2010)The livestock scheme is run on commercial lines rather than donations. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The project was a commercial failure and the inclined plane was dismantled. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There are generally no restrictions where it is a commercial vehicle. Times, Sunday Times (2014)For most young companies funding is the number one hurdle to commercial exploitation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The sector that has suffered the most has been local commercial radio. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They are a commercial activity that oil the wheels of other sectors of the economy. The Media in Britain Today (1990)The commercial proved so popular it recently made a comeback to our screens. The Sun (2010)The laundry has become a large commercial laundry. MANAGING FOR RESULTS (1986)What does bore us is overlong commercials before the main feature. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Anybody who downloads films for commercial use could be jailed for up to five years. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The industry is preparing for the introduction of competition in the industrial and commercial sector next year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He paid his own way there on a commercial flight. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The case for multiple exam boards is really commercial rather than educational. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Another of my key projects is a commercial property venture. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Limerick is a predominantly commercial centre, so tourist menus are less in evidence here. Cheap Eats Guide to Europe 1994 (1993)Research that could confer political, national or commercial advantage if withheld is shared. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was the first British commercial aircraft hijacked. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The changes proposed for commercial broadcasting will do little to improve its responsiveness to audience demand or to augment "consumer sovereignty". Television - policy and culture (1990)Connaught Place is in the commercial centre. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Only two companies - the commercial arm of the consumer group Which? Times, Sunday Times (2016)On the plus side, he has led the sport from bankruptcy to its position as the most successful commercial national governing body in world athletics. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Trends of 'commercial'
Very Common. commercial is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'commercial'
British English: commercial /kəˈmɜːʃəl/ NOUN
A commercial is an advertisement broadcast on television or radio.
There are too many commercials.
- American English: commercial
- Arabic: إِعْلَان
- Brazilian Portuguese: comercial
- Chinese: 电视广告
- Croatian: reklama
- Czech: reklama
- Danish: kommerciel
- Dutch: commercial
- European Spanish: anuncio
- Finnish: mainos TV- ja radio
- French: publicité réclame
- German: Werbespot
- Greek: διαφήμιση
- Italian: pubblicità
- Japanese: コマーシャル
- Korean: 광고 방송
- Norwegian: reklameinnslag
- Polish: reklama
- European Portuguese: anúncio publicitário
- Romanian: reclamă
- Russian: рекламный ролик
- Spanish: comercial
- Swedish: reklamfilm
- Thai: โฆษณาทางทีวีหรือวิทยุ
- Turkish: reklam
- Ukrainian: рекламний ролик
- Vietnamese: quảng cáo trên truyền hình
British English: commercial ADJECTIVE
Commercial means involving or relating to the buying and selling of goods.
In its heyday the city was a major center of industrial and commercial activity.
Definition of commercial from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
Audrey Brow, Unicorn Farts & Space Grease: June’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this June with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.