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Mercantile

Mer´can`tile
a.1.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.
- Arbuthnot.
Mercantile agency
an agency for procuring information of the standing and credit of merchants in different parts of the country, for the use of dealers who sell to them.
Mercantile marine
the persons and vessels employed in commerce, taken collectively.
Mercantile paper
the notes or acceptances given by merchants for goods bought, or received on consignment; drafts on merchants for goods sold or consigned.
- McElrath.
Adj.1.mercantile - of or relating to the economic system of mercantilism; "mercantile theories"; "mercantile system"
2.mercantile - profit oriented; "a commercial book"; "preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan; "a mercenary enterprise"; "a moneymaking business"
3.mercantile - of or relating to or characteristic of trade or traders; "the mercantile North was forging ahead"- Van Wyck Brooks
commercial, mercenary, moneymaking
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