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Definition of Commerce

Commerce

  1. The exchange or buying and selling of commodities; esp. the exchange of merchandise, on a large scale, between different places or communities; extended trade or traffic.
  2. Social intercourse; the dealings of one person or class in society with another; familiarity.
  3. Sexual intercourse.
  4. A round game at cards, in which the cards are subject to exchange, barter, or trade.
  5. To carry on trade; to traffic.
  6. To hold intercourse; to commune.

Commerce Quotations

Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto.
Thomas Jefferson

Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations.
Thomas Jefferson

Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
Thomas Jefferson

The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it.
Thomas Jefferson

Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce.
John F. Kennedy
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Commerce Translations

commerce in Afrikaans is handel
commerce in Danish is handel
commerce in Dutch is handel, koopmanschap, nering
commerce in French is commerce
commerce in German is Handel
commerce in Italian is commercio
commerce in Norwegian is forretning
commerce in Spanish is comercio

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