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Mercantilism   /mərkˈæntəlˌɪzəm/   Listen

An economic system (Europe in 18th century) to increase a nation's wealth by government regulation of all of the nation's commercial interests.  Synonym: mercantile system.
Transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services).  Synonyms: commerce, commercialism.

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