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Merchantile vs. Mercantile

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Merchantileadjective

(dated) mercantile

Mercantileadjective

(economics) Concerned with the exchange of goods for profit.

Mercantileadjective

(economics) Of or relating to mercantilism.

Mercantileadjective

Of or pertaining to merchants, or the business of merchants; having to do with trade, or the buying and selling of commodities; commercial.

‘The expedition of the Argonauts was partly mercantile, partly military.’;

Mercantileadjective

of or relating to the economic system of mercantilism;

‘mercantile theories’; ‘mercantile system’;

Mercantileadjective

profit oriented;

‘a commercial book’; ‘preached a mercantile and militant patriotism’; ‘a mercenary enterprise’; ‘a moneymaking business’;

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Mercantileadjective

of or relating to or characteristic of trade or traders;

‘the mercantile North was forging ahead’;

Mercantileadjective

relating to trade or commerce; commercial

‘the shift of wealth to the mercantile classes’;

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