Definition of commercialization noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(British English also -isation) noun
BrE BrE//ˌmɜːʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɜːrʃələˈzeɪʃn//
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the act of using something to try to make a profit, especially in a way that other people do not approve of to complain about the commercialization of Christmas