Definition of MERCANTILE

Adjective : MERCANTILE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) of or relating to the economic system of mercantilism; "mercantile theories"; "mercantile system" ;

  • 2. (

    ) profit oriented; "a commercial book"; "preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan; "a mercenary enterprise"; "a moneymaking business" ;

  • 3. (

    ) relating to or characteristic of trade or traders; "the mercantile North was forging ahead"- Van Wyck Brooks ;


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