Translation of mercantile in Spanish:

mercantile

Pronunciation: /ˈmɜːrkəntiːl; ˈmɜːkəntaɪl/

adj

  • [nation/law] mercantil the mercantile marine la marina mercante the mercantile system el mercantilismo
    More example sentences
    • 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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