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Commerce

commerce n

1 : the exchange or buying and selling of goods, commodities, property, or services esp. on a large scale and involving transportation from place to place
: trade see also commerce clause Fair Labor Standards Act in the Important Laws section
2 : the act of engaging in sexual intercourse



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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