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Topic: ECONOMICS

Date: 1400-1500
Language: French
Origin: commodité, from Latin commoditas, from commodus; COMMODE

commodity

noun
     
com‧mod‧i‧ty plural commodities [countable]
1PE a product that is bought and sold:
agricultural commodities
Commodity prices fell sharply.
2 formal a useful quality or thing:
Time is a precious commodity.
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