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Antonyms for commercial

elegant, superior, select, dainty, non-profit-making, recherche, choice, uncommercial, unmarketable, exquisite, blue sky, uncommercialized, uncommercialised, unsalable, fine, nonprofit, noncommercial, delicate, rare.

Quotes of commercial

  1. At this period the enthusiasm of the amateur was fast giving way to a more steady commercial instinct, and I let no opportunity slip of improving my position, but I felt that I was still labouring under the disadvantage of not having acquired some technical profession. – Henry Bessemer
  2. I thought I'd be wasting my time to go to commercial record companies and make demos for them, because don't forget, I was doing what I was doing and nobody understood what I was doing. – John Fahey
  3. In every commercial state, notwithstanding any pretension to equal rights, the exaltation of a few must depress the many. – Adam Ferguson
  4. In the studio system, things are expected of a film. By the first, second, third act, there's a generic language that comes out of the more commercial system. – Ralph Fiennes
  5. If you want to capitulate to what commercial needs are, you can always be commercially valuable, but I'm not interested in being that. – Ken Hensley
  6. The more commercial work that is happening, the more people are operating cameras and are setting up studio lights, the greater the opportunity for drama production to happen. – Ann Macbeth
  7. The tensions are always based on financial resources. Something like film is very problematic because it is viewed as an art form and also as an industry with a pure commercial base. – Ann Macbeth
  8. There is no bird flu in commercial stocks. – Michael E. Mann
  9. You know, a left -winger, the barrier to success if you're on the left in commercial radio is a mile and a half higher than it is if you're on the right. – Robert McChesney
  10. People are not the only interesting organism on earth. From the point of view of scientific or commercial value, there are lots of interesting organisms. – Daniel Nathans
  11. I have always felt that public, commercial and community organisations should be as open as possible about their affairs. They need to be accountable to their owners, their customers, their members and communities and other interest groups. – Laisenia Qarase
  12. Since it was too difficult to get into the Screen Actor's Guild in New York, I moved to Miami in 1982 and started a successful career as a television commercial actress, obtaining my SAG card there. – Donna Rice
  13. Large sums were paid for the use of money, because the available amount of gold and silver was far less than was needed to carry on the commercial transactions of the times. – John Buchanan Robinson
  14. It is not to be disguised, that a war has broken out between the North and the South. - Political and commercial men are industriously striving to restore peace: but the peace, which they would effect, is superficial, false, and temporary. – Gerrit Smith
  15. Well I started studying to help me with these commercial auditions and I just loved it. – Sela Ward

Usage examples for commercial

  1. The commercial value of the work remains. – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  2. " We have a substance of commercial and practical use now. – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  3. The sod should be chiefly clover, or manure should be used in connection with commercial fertilizer. – Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement by Alva Agee
  4. " That's the rule, sir, in all commercial rooms as I ever see," said the waiter. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  5. Commercial men in England inspired the policy. – Irish Nationality by Alice Stopford Green
  6. Now our commercial clubs meet together alternate months, and about seventeen babies in our town have proud grandparents up there. – Homeburg Memories by George Helgesen Fitch
  7. That he took a great interest in the industrial and commercial development of England is evident from one of his earliest efforts to provide for its proper control. – British Committees, Commissions, and Councils of Trade and Plantations, 1622-1675 by Charles M. Andrews
  8. Such is the rapid improvement in value, of landed property, in a commercial country. – An History of Birmingham (1783) by William Hutton
  9. That system is an invention of the commercial genius and the English. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  10. In many commercial hotels he was familiarly known as Teapot Cotterill. – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  11. The island of Cuba is the most important source of commercial cane sugar. – Cuba, Old and New by Albert Gardner Robinson
  12. You see, in a place like this, the commercial class- the travellers- are what we have to provide for in general. – Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James
  13. This is the legal view of the atonement, or perhaps we might rather call it the commercial view. – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  14. The Commercial Hotel and Gurrage. – The Reclaimers by Margaret Hill McCarter
  15. The idea is not to sandwich in the ordinary commercial way, but to give our press agents the swellest opportunity of the century. – H. R. by Edwin Lefevre
  16. But it shows how tightly the people are bound down by their commercial conditions. – Change in the Village by (AKA George Bourne) George Sturt
  17. In talking with ladies of ordinary education, avoid political, scientific, or commercial topics, and choose only such subjects as are likely to be of interest to them. – Routledge's Manual of Etiquette by George Routledge
  18. In other words, an Indian elopement is a purely commercial transaction, and one of a very shady character too, being nothing less than a desire to avoid paying the usual price for a girl. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  19. The emperor agreed to pay tribute and signed another commercial treaty. – The Story of Russia by R. Van Bergen
  20. You understand that in commercial speculations the least breath of information beforehand may mean a loss of thousands on thousands. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle

Rhymes for commercial