uncommercialized

adjective

un·​com·​mer·​cial·​ized ˌən-kə-ˈmər-shə-ˌlīzd How to pronounce uncommercialized (audio)
: 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 Touted as one of the few uncommercialized family beaches remaining, the dolphins and turtles realize this. Lesli Peterson, ajc, 31 Aug. 2021 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, 16 Mar. 2020 Sweden being such an uncommercialized culture where pop culture and fame . . . Vogue, 30 Nov. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncommercialized was in 1892

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“Uncommercialized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncommercialized. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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