HyperDic: mercantilism

English > 2 senses of the word mercantilism:
NOUNgroupmercantilism, mercantile systeman economic system (Europe in 18th century) to increase a nation's wealth by government regulation of all of the nation's commercial interests
actmercantilism, commerce, commercialismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
mercantilism > pronunciation
Soundsmerkae'ntahlih.zahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > mercantilism: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningAn economic system (Europe in 18th century) to increase a nation's wealth by government regulation of all of the nation's commercial interests.
Synonymmercantile system
RegionEuropeThe 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia)
Broadermanaged economyA non-market economy in which government intervention is important in allocating goods and resources and determining prices
Spanishmercantilismo
Catalanmercantilisme
Adjectivesmercantileof or relating to the economic system of mercantilism
English > mercantilism: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services).
Synonymscommerce, commercialism
Category ofantiqueshop / shop for antiques
arbitragepractice arbitrage, as in the stock market
auction, auction off, auctioneersell at an auction
barter awaytrade in in a bartering transaction
brokeract as a broker
buy, purchaseObtain by purchase
clearsell
commercialize, commercialise, marketmake commercial
comparison-shopcompare prices for a given item
deaccessionsell (art works) from a collection, especially in order to raise money for the purchase of other art works
deal, sell, tradedo business
dealsell
exportsell or transfer abroad
foist off, palm off, fob offsell as genuine, sell with the intention to deceive
franchisegrant a franchise to
getpurchase
importbring in from abroad
impulse-buybuy on impulse without proper reflection
marketEngage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of
marketDeal in a market
marketbuy household supplies
negociatesell or discount
pawn, soak, hockLeave as a guarantee in return for money
pick upbuy casually or spontaneously
realize, realiseconvert into cash
remaindersell cheaply as remainders
resellsell (something) again after having bought it
retailsell on the retail market
retailBe sold at the retail level
sellExchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
sell out, sell up, liquidizeGet rid of all one's merchandise
sell shortsell securities or commodities or foreign currency that is not actually owned by the seller, who hopes to cover (buy back) the sold items at a lower price / price and thus to earn a profit
shopDo one's shopping / shopping
shop, browseshop around
smuggleimport or export without paying customs duties
stock, buy in, stock upAmass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
takebuy, select
trade, trade inturn in as payment or part payment for a purchase
trade, merchandiseEngage in the trade of
tradeBe traded at a certain price or under certain conditions
traffictrade or deal a commodity
transactConduct business
trustExtend credit / credit to
turnGet by buying and selling
turn overdo business / business worth a certain amount of money
usanceThe period of time permitted by commercial usage for the payment of a bill of exchange (especially a foreign bill of exchange)
wholesalesell in large quantities
AttributescommercialConnected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial ... / commercial enterprises
noncommercialnot connected with or engaged in commercial ... / commercial enterprises
Partstransportation, shipping, transportThe commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
Narrowercarriage tradetrade from upper-class customers
commercial enterprise, business enterprise, businessThe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
distributionThe commercial activity of transporting and selling goods from a producer to a consumer
e-commercecommerce conducted electronically (as on the internet)
evasion, nonpaymentThe deliberate act of failing to pay money
exchange, interchangereciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)
exporting, exportationThe commercial activity of selling and shipping goods to a foreign country
importing, importationThe commercial activity of buying and bringing in goods from a foreign country
initial public offering, IPO, initial offeringA corporation's first offer to sell stock to the public
marketingThe commercial processes involved in promoting and selling and distributing a product or service
payment, defrayal, defraymentThe act of paying money
selling, merchandising, marketingThe exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
tradeThe commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
tradingbuying or selling securities or commodities
trafficbuying and selling
Broadertransaction, dealing, dealingsThe act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)
Spanishcomercialismo, comercio, mercantilismo, mercantilización
Catalancomercialisme, comerç, mercantilisme

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