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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

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

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

Commerce, trade and exchange make other people more valuable alive than dead, and mean that people try to anticipate what the other guy needs and wants. It engages the mechanisms of reciprocal altruism, as the evolutionary biologists call it, as opposed to raw dominance.
Steven Pinker

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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