COMMODITY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of COMMODITY
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commodity
 n.  goods; article of trade; advantage; benefit.
Classic Sentence:
1  During that term he was to be the property of his master, and as much a commodity of bargain and sale as an ox, or a joint-stool.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VII. THE GOVERNOR'S HALL
2  I assume that a salary is the price paid for a commodity, and it ought to conform with the law of supply and demand.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 17
3  Military orders had been promulgated concerning the schools, sanitation, the kind of buttons one wore on one's suit, the sale of commodities and nearly everything else.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
4  He had but three shirts, one on his person, the second in the commode, and the third in the washerwoman's hands.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MARIUS POOR
5  She moved the chairs about, she disarranged the toilet articles which stood on the commode, she handled Marius' clothes, she rummaged about to see what there was in the corners.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—A ROSE IN MISERY
6  The plaster which should have filled this cavity was missing, and by mounting on the commode, a view could be had through this aperture into the Jondrettes' attic.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A PROVIDENTIAL PEEP-HOLE
7  He climbed upon the commode, put his eye to the crevice, and looked.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A PROVIDENTIAL PEEP-HOLE
8  He leaped down from the commode and seized his hat.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER X—TARIFF OF LICENSED CABS: TWO FRANCS AN HOUR
9  He bounded rather than climbed upon his commode, and resumed his post near the little peep-hole in the partition wall.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XI—OFFERS OF SERVICE FROM MISERY TO WRETCHEDNESS
10  He descended from the commode as softly as possible, taking care not to make the least noise.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XIII—SOLUS CUM SOLO, IN LOCO REMOTO, NON COGITABU...
11  Marius absolutely had not the time to descend from the commode, reach his bed, and conceal himself beneath it.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVII—THE USE MADE OF MARIUS' FIVE-FRANC PIECE
12  In addition to this he perceived that the top of a wardrobe and the marble of a commode were covered with empty bottles.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 25 PORTHOS
13  You see, monsieur, what the New World has to do with the bottles which are on the commode and the wardrobe.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 25 PORTHOS
Example Sentence:
1  While some world stock and commodity markets show signs of calming down, China is usually an exception.
2  A speculative monopoly of a stock or commodity created by purchasing all or most of the available supply in order to raise its price.
3  The commodity which I vend is a pudding enlarger, samples of which I have in the bag.
4  I lead a very busy life, so spare time is a very precious commodity to me.
5  Chinese commodities available for export are varied.
6  The country's most valuable commodities include tin and diamonds.
7  They have spent post-crisis years making cosmetic changes to their businesses, shedding units ranging from commodities and proprietary trading to subprime mortgage servicing where new regulatory burdens make business impalpable.