commercial law

noun

Legal Definition of commercial law

: the legal rules and principles bearing on commercial transactions and business organizations — see also Uniform Commercial Code

Learn More about commercial law

Cite this Entry

“Commercial law.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/commercial%20law. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

Comments on commercial law

What made you want to look up commercial law? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!