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1Emphasis on the maximizing of profit.‘deficits prompted efforts for greater commercialism’
- ‘In a world of large-scale commercialism and big business, one age-old industry is witnessing a reverse trend.’
- ‘Gradually, the island's peculiar charm and unique culture are giving way to global commercialism and economic homogeneity.’
- ‘The right amalgam of commercialism and professionalism in marketing has ensured that the flow of money is the envy of many.’
- ‘As I continued to move through the town, I was aware of a new range of commercialism that seems to have taken hold of the merchants since the earthquake.’
- ‘It also stimulated debate on modernism and tradition, on commercialism and social ideology.’
- ‘The second approach is to consider film making primarily as an act of commercialism, to produce stories that will grab the imagination of the audience, or to make films that will shock or intrigue.’
- ‘I knew from the beginning that commerce and commercialism would come to the space, and I welcome it.’
- ‘It has launched a media literacy site for kids that helps them learn about commercialism and advertising.’
- ‘There was a conscious effort to keep out commercialism and protect the surrounding land of the village.’
- ‘Pop artists embraced commercialism, using packaging and advertising as source material.’
- ‘I have raised three factors commercialism, technology and the invasive culture of public relations that are placing pressures on journalism in different ways.’
- ‘For my liking, you're too quick to shift the blame to corporate capital and irresistible forces of commercialism.’
- ‘It was limited in its size, and the size of the arena is the key to its profitability and commercialism.’
- 1.1derogatory Practices and attitudes that are concerned with the making of profit at the expense of quality.‘the issue of creeping commercialism in schools’
- ‘He clearly despised the commercialism of the contemporary film industry.’
- ‘In the raging commercialism of professional sport, morality hasn't had much of a look-in.’
- ‘Personally, I'm happy to avoid the gross commercialism of this Western holiday.’
- ‘Politics, commercialism, and tourism continue to encroach on the monument.’
- ‘At the same time, she emphasised that the crass commercialism of children's television reinforced consumer culture.’
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