1. commercialize, exploit, tap

usage: exploit for maximal profit, usually by sacrificing quality; "The hotel owners are commercializing the beaches"

2. commercialize, commercialise, market, change, alter, modify

usage: make commercial; "Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life"


1. commercialized, commercialised, commercial (vs. noncommercial)

usage: organized principally for financial gain; "Christmas has become a commercialized spectacle"

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