extra commercium

ex·​tra com·​mer·​cium

Definition of extra commercium

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

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History and Etymology for extra commercium

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 25 Oct. 2021.

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