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Definition of the verb Commodify

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verb - inflections: commodified | commodifying | commodifies

  1. To make something into a commodity, sometimes at the expense of its intrinsic value.

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Google previewTheoretical Sociology (2012)

1830 to the Present by Jonathan H. Turner

To commodify means that symbols, signs, objects, cultures, relationships, and virtually anything can be turned into a marketable thing, to be bought and sold for a price stated in terms of money and subject to Adam Smith's laws of supply and ...

Google previewNorth by 2020 (2011)

Perspectives on Alaska’s Changing Social-Ecological Systems by Amy Lauren Lovecraft, Hajo Eicken

Commodify is a term used to describe something that has taken on the characteristics of a commodity. In this case, resource rights have taken on a monetary value and can be bought and sold in an exchange market. 5.6 Tracking Changes in ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

commodify. – origin Old French commencier. commencement n. the beginning of something. commend v.1 praise formally or publicly. 2 present as suitable or good; recommend. commendation n. – origin Latin commendare. commendable adj.

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Social Policy (2013)

by Tony Fitzpatrick, Huck-ju Kwon, Nick Manning, James Midgley, Gillian Pascall

Atthe sametime, capitalism,asindeed Marxpredicted, has sought to commodify areas of social experience that once would have been barely credited. Somuchof childhood identity nowseems to be defined by commodities, whilethose state ...

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

commodify, modify . codify .amplify .jellify .exemplify . vilify .simplify abab ): Drink and dance and laugh and lie, Love, the reeling midnight through, For ...

Google previewThe Queer Encyclopedia of Film and Television (2012)

by Claude Summers

commodify women's bodies and exposing the danger of equating body image with identity. By animating Karen's melodrama with puppets that closely resemble Barbie and Ken dolls, Haynes provides a campy edge to tragedy.

Google previewMongolian English Dictionary (2013)

by Bawden

-ax axyií commodily economy, -6Hpx commodify market, ...

Google previewHistorical and Multicultural Encyclopedia of Women's Reproductive Rights in the United States (2002)

by Judith A. Baer

Fetal rights policies, they suggest, commodify women, making them little more than fetal incubators. Efforts to criminalize potentially harmful behaviors by pregnant women have been going on for the last two decades of the twentieth century.

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Geography, 15 Volume Set (2017)

People, the Earth, Environment and Technology by Douglas Richardson, Noel Castree, Michael F. Goodchild, Audrey Kobayashi, Weidong Liu, Richard A. Marston

has shown, the practices of measurement and abstraction necessary to commodify nature are riddled with weaknesses and may well make matters worse. Neo-Malthusianism arose in parallel to, but distinct from, the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Media and Politics (2013)

by Kerric Harvey

On the other side of the debate, scholars and media activists are concerned that personalization allows companies to commodify data; companies convert individuals' personal information into items to be exchanged for financial gain. Scholars ...

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The value of this 9-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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