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Definition of Mercantile

Mercantile
Mercantile Mer"can*tile (?; 277), a. [F. mercantile, It. mercantile, fr. L. mercans, -antis, p. pr. of mercari to traffic. See Merchant.] Of or pertaining to merchants, or the business of merchants; having to do with trade, or the buying and selling of commodities; commercial. The expedition of the Argonauts was partly mercantile, partly military. --Arbuthnot. Mercantile agency, an agency for procuring information of the standing and credit of merchants in different parts of the country, for the use of dealers who sell to them. Mercantile marine, the persons and vessels employed in commerce, taken collectively. Mercantile paper, the notes or acceptances given by merchants for goods bought, or received on consignment; drafts on merchants for goods sold or consigned. --McElrath. Syn: Mercantile, Commercial. Usage: Commercial is the wider term, being sometimes used to embrace mercantile. In their stricter use, commercial relates to the shipping, freighting, forwarding, and other business connected with the commerce of a country (whether external or internal), that is, the exchange of commodities; while mercantile applies to the sale of merchandise and goods when brought to market. As the two employments are to some extent intermingled, the two words are often interchanged.

Meaning of Mercantile from wikipedia

- Trade involves the transfer of goods or services from one person or entity to another, often in exchange for money. Economists refer to a system or network...
- Mercantile Bank may refer to: Mercantile Bank (Bangladesh), a bank founded in Dhaka in 1999 Mercantile Bank (South Africa), a bank founded in Sandown,...
- Mercantile Bancorporation was the largest bank holding company in Missouri when it was acquired by Firstar Corporation in 1999. The Mercantile Bank of...
- Mercantile Bank Limited is a South African commercial bank, founded in 1965. (previously Bank of Lisbon International. The bank is headquartered in Sandown...
- Mercantile Bank Limited is a commercial bank headquartered in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is a public limited company with limited liability under the bank companies...
- Mercantile capitalism may refer to: Merchant capitalism Mercantilism...
- quickly adopted by historians. Originally the standard English term was "mercantile system". The word "mercantilism" was introduced into English from German...
- The Mercantile Bank of India, London and China, later Mercantile Bank, Ltd (Chinese: 有利銀行), was an Anglo-Indian bank with business focus in the Far East...
- Mercantile Building may refer to: 10 East 40th Street, 48-story, 193 m (632 ft) skys****er, also referred to as the Mercantile Building, in Manhattan,...
- Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited (TMB) is a bank headquartered at Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, India. TMB was founded in 1921 as the Nadar Bank, but changed...
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