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commercialize

verb
     
com‧mer‧cial‧ize also commercialise British English [transitive]
1 [usually passive] to be more concerned with making money from something than about its quality - used to show disapproval:
Christmas has become so commercialized.
2 to sell something completely new to the public for the first time:
Some space launches will be commercialized to help pay for more space research.
commercialization noun [uncountable]

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