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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

I don't look at myself as a commodity, but I'm sure a lot of people have.
Marilyn Monroe

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

A commodity appears at first sight an extremely obvious, trivial thing. But its analysis brings out that it is a very strange thing, abounding in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties.
Karl Marx

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

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
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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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