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    mercantile

    mercantile - Dictionary definition and meaning for word mercantile

    Definition
    (adj) of or relating to the economic system of mercantilism
    Example Sentence
    • mercantile theories
    • mercantile system
    Definition
    (adj) profit oriented
    Synonyms : mercenary , moneymaking
    Example Sentence
    • a commercial book
    • preached a mercantile and militant patriotism
    • a mercenary enterprise
    • a moneymaking business
    Definition
    (adj) relating to or characteristic of trade or traders
    Example Sentence
    • the mercantile North was forging ahead
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mercantile

MERCANTILE sounds similar to MERCHANT+ile..so a merchant is RELATED TO TRADE

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