noncommercial noncommercial  /ˈnɑn kə ˈmɜr ʃəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not connected with or engaged in commercial enterprises

Usage(s):

  1. Miraculously, he's forged an ad strategy that appeals to his bosses, online advertisers and Web purists who love Google's noncommercial look and feel.
  2. All the theater work is noncommercial, which means that there's no pressure to write a hit song.
  3. While no protests attended the acceptance, South Bend, home to the University of Notre Dame, now has a moratorium on new noncommercial ads, until a formal policy is written.

News

  • James L. Loper dies at 81; helped make KCET a public broadcasting power

    James L. Loper, a founder and former president of KCET-TV Channel 28, helped build the public broadcasting station into one of the nation's leading noncommercial outlets. James L. Loper, a founder and former president of KCET Channel 28 who helped build the public broadcasting station into one of the nation's leading noncommercial outlets, has died. He was 81.
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  1. "The practice of including investment banks in the commercial participant category calls into question the CFTC's continued assertion that noncommercial participants, or speculators, follow rather than lead oil price movements," Bingaman wrote...
    on May 29, 2008 By: Jeff Bingaman Source: CNN

  2. ...Chubais, Russia's former privatization czar who now heads electricity monopoly RAO Unified Energy Systems and survived an assassination attempt last year, called Kozlov "an unquestionably honest, principled and absolutely noncommercial...
    on Sep 13, 2006 By: Anatoly Chubais Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We support what we have heard today about the Commission's proposals, although we would like to know more about how the set-aside for noncommercial channels would be implemented," Gigi Sohn, the group's president, said in a statement.
    on Jun 16, 2008 By: Gigi Sohn Source: Washington Post

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