mercantile

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French mercantile, from Italian mercantile, from mercante (merchant), from Latin mercāns (trading).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɜːkənˌtaɪl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɝ.kənˌtaɪl/, /-ˌtil/
  • (file)

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mercantile (not comparable)

  1. (economics) Concerned with the exchange of goods for profit.
  2. (economics) Of or relating to mercantilism.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mercantile (plural mercantiles)

  1. mercantile, commercial

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mercantile (masculine and feminine plural mercantili)

  1. merchant (attribute), mercantile, commercial
    marina mercantile - merchant navy

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Noun[edit]

mercantile m (plural mercantili)

  1. merchant ship