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Definition of Commodity

Commodity

  1. Convenience; accommodation; profit; benefit; advantage; interest; commodiousness.
  2. That which affords convenience, advantage, or profit, especially in commerce, including everything movable that is bought and sold (except animals), -- goods, wares, merchandise, produce of land and manufactures, etc.
  3. A parcel or quantity of goods.

Commodity Quotations

We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.
Aldo Leopold

A century ago, petroleum - what we call oil - was just an obscure commodity; today it is almost as vital to human existence as water.
James Buchan

The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a commodity as sugar or coffee and I will pay more for that ability than for any other under the sun.
John D. Rockefeller

If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people - including me - would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism.
Hunter S. Thompson

I am concerned about any attrition in customer traffic at Starbucks, but I don't want to use the economy, commodity prices or consumer confidence as an excuse. We must maintain a value proposition to our customers as well as differentiate the Starbucks Experience. That is the key.
Howard Schultz
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Commodity Translations

commodity in Afrikaans is artikel
commodity in Dutch is handelsartikel, artikel
commodity in Finnish is tavara
commodity in German is Bedarfsartikel, Ware
commodity in Portuguese is producto
commodity in Swedish is handelsvara
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