uncommercial

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ commercial

Adjective[edit]

uncommercial (not comparable)

  1. Not commercial; often specifically not commercially viable
    • 2007, January 1, “Stephen Holden”, in Hush, Little Baby, Mama’s Crooning[1]:
      But Columbia Records executives deemed the idea uncommercial [] and instead proposed an album of lullabies.

Noun[edit]

uncommercial (plural uncommercials)

  1. A spoof advertisement created for countercultural purposes.
    • 2001, Margaret Gallagher, Gender Setting: New Agendas for Media Monitoring and Advocacy
      This uncommercial was turned down by CBC on the grounds that it violated standards of taste []