Pronunciation: (ku-mûr'shu-līz"),[key] —v.t.,-ized, -iz•ing. 1. to make commercial in character, methods, or spirit.
2. to emphasize the profitable aspects of, esp. at the expense of quality: to commercialize one's artistic talent. 3. to offer for sale; make available as a commodity. Also,esp. Brit.,com•mer'cial•ise".