Commercial it’s a adjective that refers to what is related to the Commerce or with people who are dedicated to buying and / or selling goods or services. The term CommerceOn the other hand, you can mention this activity or the physical space where it takes place.

For instance: “My parents carry out a commercial activity”, “Yesterday I received a commercial call where they offered me a trip to the Caribbean at a promotional price”, “The rent of commercial premises is more expensive every day”.

Shopping center

In a shopping center stores of different categories coexist.

A frequently used adjective

In its adjectival form, as can be seen, it allows the creation of various concepts. It is possible to speak, in this way, of commercial aviation (the air transport of goods) and broker (the subject who works specifying sales actions), to cite two cases.

The trade or trade balanceOn the other hand, it is the balance that compares the results of the import and export of products in a given country. The tradename, on the other hand, it is that name that allows to distinguish a brand or a product.

A shopping center

In some Spanish-speaking countries, a Mall It is a building where there are numerous stores of various categories, offering its customers textile, recreational and food products, as well as forms of entertainment through movie theaters, bowling alleys and pool tables.

In Argentina, for example, it is called “shopping”, which comes from the full English name “shopping-center” or “shopping-mall.”

Negative connotation

In a less technical context, the term has taken on a negative tint, as it is generally used to label artistic works that were created for the sole purpose of making money.

One area where this use is often made is music, when talking about those figures of questioned talent that have emerged since the mid-90s.


An advertisement can be called commercial.


As a noun, a commercial is a advertising or a ad that transmits a message aimed at capturing buyers or users. Commercials, in this sense, are broadcast in media like television, radio or newspapers. The characteristics of these media determine what the ad will look like (if it includes images, sounds, videos, etc.). At a general level, it can be said that the components of a commercial are the name of what you want to promote, a motto or slogan and a description.

There are numerous competitions in many parts of the world that reward creativity and innovation in commercial or advertising advertisements, encouraging freelancers to convert their ideas, often shelved due to lack of means or support, in finished productions. And it is that these creations, whether printed or filmed, should not be underestimated, since many of them have known how to promote equality, acceptance, creativity, freedom, while still effectively presenting the product or service they were aiming for in the first place.

Synonym of seller

In Spain, another meaning makes this word synonymous with seller, referring especially to people who offer products or services in street stalls or visiting potential customers at home.

Again, the term is viewed with a certain suspicion, especially because of the poor working conditions that these workers must deal with.