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commentate to give a commentary on. [2 definitions]
commentator one who provides a commentary, esp. one who reports news along with background information or interpretation in a radio or television broadcast.
commerce the exchange of goods or services for money; business transactions. [2 definitions]
commercial of or relating to trade or business. [4 definitions]
commercial bank a bank that is involved primarily in receiving demand deposits that are used as checking accounts, and in making short-term loans.
commercialism the goals, spirit, operation, and methods of commerce and business. [2 definitions]
commercialize to make into a commercial enterprise something that is not necessarily commercial in nature.
commercial paper any of various negotiable papers, such as bills of exchange, used in business transactions.
commercial traveler see "traveling salesman."
commie (informal) a communist (used disparagingly).
commingle to mingle or blend; mix.
comminute to make into a powder; pulverize. [3 definitions]
commiserate to condole or sympathize (usu. fol. by "with"). [2 definitions]
commissar in the Soviet Union until 1946, the head of a major division of government; minister. [2 definitions]
commissariat in the Soviet Union until 1946, a major division of government; ministry. [2 definitions]
commissary a store that sells food and other goods, esp. at a military post or work camp. [2 definitions]
commission the act of performing or carrying out (something); the act of committing. [9 definitions]
commissioned officer a military or naval officer holding a rank by commission.
commissioner the head of a government department. [3 definitions]
Commissioner for Oaths a lawyer authorized to witness and certify particular legal documents.
commission merchant one who is paid a commission to buy or sell goods for others.