Simple Definition of commerce
: activities that relate to the buying and selling of goods and services
Examples of commerce in a sentence
He was the Secretary of Commerce under the last President.
<a government agency in charge of regulating interstate commerce>
Origin of commerce
Middle French, from Latin commercium, from com- + merc-, merx merchandise
First Known Use: 1537
Synonym Discussion of commerce
First Known Use of commerce
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Legal Definition of commerce
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