un·​com·​mer·​cial·​ized | \ ˌən-kə-ˈmər-shə-ˌlīzd How to pronounce uncommercialized (audio) \

Definition of uncommercialized

: not altered or exploited for profit : not commercialized one of the few pristine, uncommercialized beaches on the island

Examples of uncommercialized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the 1970s, a 3M employee, craving a better way to mark pages in his hymnal, modified an uncommercialized adhesive invented a few years earlier by a colleague; Post-it Notes became an iconic 3M success story. Danielle Abril, Fortune, "How early GPS gadget maker Garmin mapped out success against the likes of Apple and Google," 16 Mar. 2020 Sweden being such an uncommercialized culture where pop culture and fame . . . Vogue, "Robyn on RBN, Her New Collaboration With Björn Borg; Being a Tomboy; and Starting Again From Zero," 30 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of uncommercialized

1892, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncommercialized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncommercialized. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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