extra commercium

adjective

ex·​tra com·​mer·​cium
Roman & civil law
: not subject to private ownership or acquisition (as of the air, navigable waters, property owned by the government)
opposed to in commercio

Word History

Etymology

Latin, literally, outside of commerce

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“Extra commercium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extra%20commercium. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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