Definition of mercantile in English:
Relating to trade or commerce; commercial: the shift of wealth to the mercantile classes
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- It issued currency supported by adequate specie reserves, accepted deposits, discounted mercantile notes, and turned a respectable profit for investors.
- Though not a rich man, my brother had earned a sufficient income in mercantile pursuits.
- The economic infrastructure to support its mercantile potential is not in evidence in Dublin.
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