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 for commercial
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Commercial \Com*mer"cial\, a. [Cf. F. commercial.]
     Of or pertaining to commerce; carrying on or occupied with
     commerce or trade; mercantile; as, commercial advantages;
     commercial relations. "Princely commercial houses."
     [1913 Webster]
     Commercial college, a school for giving instruction in
        commercial knowledge and business.
     Commercial law. See under Law.
     Commercial note paper, a small size of writing paper,
        usually about 5 by 71/2 or 8 inches.
     Commercial paper, negotiable paper given in due course of
        business. It includes bills of exchange, promissory notes,
        bank checks, etc.
     Commercial traveler, an agent of a wholesale house who
        travels from town to town to solicit orders.
     Syn: See Mercantile.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in
             commerce or commercial enterprises; "commercial trucker";
             "commercial TV"; "commercial diamonds" [ant:
      2: of or relating to commercialism; "a commercial attache";
         "commercial paper"; "commercial law"
      3: of the kind or quality used in commerce; average or inferior;
         "commercial grade of beef"; "commercial oxalic acid" [syn:
         commercial, commercial-grade]
      n 1: a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television [syn:
           commercial, commercial message]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  40 Moby Thesaurus words for "commercial":
     banausic, breadwinning, broadcast, business, businesslike,
     canned show, commercial announcement, commercial program,
     electrical transcription, industrial, materialistic, mercantile,
     merchant, moneymaking, network show, newscast, plug, practical,
     prosaic, radio fare, radiobroadcast, realistic, rebroadcast, rerun,
     retail, serial, soap opera, sound effects, sportscast, spot,
     spot announcement, sustainer, taped program, trade, trading,
     utilitarian, wholesale, workaday, workday, working

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