COMMERCIAL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of COMMERCIAL
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 a.  money making, involved in work that is intended for the mass market
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  "Oh, Lily, that's nice of you," she merely sighed across the chaos of letters, bills and other domestic documents which gave an incongruously commercial touch to the slender elegance of her writing-table.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
2  Smiling as changelessly as an ivory figurine she sat quiescent, avoiding thought, glancing about the living-room and hall, noting their betrayal of unimaginative commercial prosperity.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
3  This is mere commercial accommodation.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
4  The Boys' Home was the best hotel on our branch of the Burlington, and all the commercial travellers in that territory tried to get into Black Hawk for Sunday.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: V
5  In the commercial world it was a Juggernaut car; it wiped out thousands of businesses every year, it drove men to madness and suicide.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 29
6  Contrary to what one would have expected, all this radicalism did not hurt the hotel business; the radicals flocked to it, and the commercial travelers all found it diverting.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 30
7  You understand," he said, "that in a society dominated by the fact of commercial competition, money is necessarily the test of prowess, and wastefulness the sole criterion of power.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 31
8  There's plenty of money to be made in a big commercial city.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
9  Mr. Kernan was a commercial traveller of the old school which believed in the dignity of its calling.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In GRACE
10  Farther in front sat Mr. Hendrick, the chief reporter of The Freeman's Journal, and poor O'Carroll, an old friend of Mr. Kernan's, who had been at one time a considerable commercial figure.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In GRACE
11  He was like a commercial traveller in uniform.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Context  Highlight   In ACT II
12  The young lady was enchanted by his persuasive commercial traveller's manners.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Context  Highlight   In ACT II
13  That's the sort of thing I do for commercial millionaires.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Context  Highlight   In ACT I
14  Their commercial school days were a period of disgrace and despair for the young couple.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Context  Highlight   In ACT V
15  This friend," I pursued, "is trying to get on in commercial life, but has no money, and finds it difficult and disheartening to make a beginning.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXXVI
Example Sentence: (104 in 7 pages)
16  They levied religious taxes on Christian commercial transactions.
17  Each company is fighting to protect its own commercial interests.
18  They commenced large-scale commercial manufacture of the chairs in January.
19  The pension funds are administered by commercial banks.
20  The commercial future of the company looks very promising.
21  Her novels are well written and commercial as well.
22  All commercial nuclear power is provided by fission at the present time.
23  Her father was a commercial traveller who sold kitchenware.
24  The American space program has spun off new commercial technologies.
25  This is only a commercial book.
26  He is interested in buying the club as a commercial undertaking.
27  We have to decide if this is a worthwhile commercial undertaking.
28  Our top priorities must be profit and commercial growth.
29  He was accused of commercial opportunism.
30  She now had to transfer her design skills to a commercial environment.