Legal Definition and Related Resources of Mercantile

Meaning of Mercantile

Having to do with trade or commerce or the business of buying and selling merchandise ; commercial ; conducted or acting on business principles

Mercantile Alternative Definition

Having to do with or engaged in trade, or the buying and selling of commodities; pertaining to the business of merchants; concerned with trade or the buying and selling of commodities; pertaining to trade; commercial; 255 111. 273, 563; 167 111. App. 147.

Synonyms of Mercantile


  • business
  • commercial
  • economic
  • exchange
  • financial
  • fiscal
  • industrial
  • market
  • merchandising
  • monetary
  • trade
  • Associated Concepts: mercantile law
  • mercantile paper

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Mercantile in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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