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.
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]