Examples of commercialism in a Sentence
the commercialism of modern society
the increasing commercialism of the Christmas holiday
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In recent decades, Bierstadt’s reputation has suffered from accusations of commercialism and impolitic visions of the West; here he is largely rescued, but perhaps with too much fervor.
The books confirm artists who used the various platforms to comment on commercialism, brand identity and pop music iconography.
Forfeiting tens of millions of dollars all because the event would rather not pollute its brand with commercialism.
At one time, blatant commercialism by fine artists was considered gauche (Murakami included a Vuitton gift shop in the middle of a 2007 exhibition in Los Angeles; some reviewers clasped their pearls in horror.).
Next came a semi-orderly downsizing of his wine label, Bonny Doon, prompted by fears of its being corrupted by too much commercialism.
Not just on Mother’s Day, which is a single day, loaded with expectations, freighted with commercialism.
Both the grown-up video service and the YouTube Kids app have been criticized by child advocates for their commercialism and for the failures of a screening system that relies on artificial intelligence.
The retro trend has also trickled into the craft of some modern artists, who use this larger-than-life aesthetic to navigate both critiques and evocations of the era’s familiar commercialism.
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COMMERCIALISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of commercialism for English Language Learners
: the attitude or actions of people who are influenced too strongly by the desire to earn money or buy goods rather than by other values
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