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Overview of adj mercantile

The adj mercantile has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. mercantile

(of or relating to the economic system of mercantilism; "mercantile theories"; "mercantile system")

2. mercantile, mercenary, moneymaking

(profit oriented; "a commercial book"; "preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan; "a mercenary enterprise"; "a moneymaking business")

3. mercantile

(relating to or characteristic of trade or traders; "the mercantile North was forging ahead"- Van Wyck Brooks) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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