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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

When the Internet first came into public use, it was hailed as a liberation from conformity, a floating world ruled by passion, creativity, innovation and freedom of information. When it was hijacked first by advertising and then by commerce, it seemed like it had been fully co-opted and brought into line with human greed and ambition.
Neil Strauss

Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of citizenship.
Patrick Henry

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

Companies should not have a singular view of profitability. There needs to be a balance between commerce and social responsibility... The companies that are authentic about it will wind up as the companies that make more money.
Howard Schultz

The duty of government is to leave commerce to its own capital and credit as well as all other branches of business, protecting all in their legal pursuits, granting exclusive privileges to none.
Andrew Jackson
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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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