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Uncommercial

Describing anything that harms commerce. For example, a law that requires businesses to pay confiscatory taxes may be described as uncommercial.
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LN), an Edinburgh-based oil and gas exploration and production company with assets in India, Greenland, Bangladesh and Tunisia, has encountered an uncommercial volume of natural gas in its first well located offshore Greenland.
Entertainment weekly described "Congratulations" as "strikingly uncommercial," while Rolling Stone called it a "hazy, hit-and-miss album that will likely alienate some fans of the debut, but one that also testifies to MGMT s restlessness as songwriters and human beings.
When we set out we were purposefully trying to make music no-one liked and tunes that were as uncommercial as possible So that all backfired on us sensationally.
Phil Hall, the author of "The Encyclopedia of Underground Cinema" (2004) and "Independent Film Distribution" (2005), now draws upon his extensive expertise and research to publish "The History Of Independent Cinema", a detailed history of the personalities and entrepreneurs who worked 'outside the system' to create movies that were felt to be too uncommercial or controversial for the established studios to produce.
It is believed Rattle persuaded EMI to take on this extremely uncommercial project by making it a condition of renewing his contract.
For the short-to-medium term, carriers can at best only stabilise freight rates that, on the Asia to Europe trade, have recently fallen to uncommercial levels.
First of all I must draw attention to the choice and order of pieces, which is logical and coherent and uncommercial, in other words like a fairytale from another world in these days of emphasis on numbers of sales, profitability graphs for every CD and marketing priorities.
And lest anyone think these rules do not affect the day-to-day nitty-gritty of highway authority operation, take this example from Mr Wills about un-commercial bus routes: "Most county councils have a duty to consider, when a bus company withdraws from uncommercial routes, whether they should try to provide a subsidised service.
We thought we were doing uncommercial, weird music -- but we were embraced right away,'' Fleck recalls.
With new nano materials, the development costs are far higher while the need for new production equipment could drive up expenditure to uncommercial levels.
But in fact it is often the case that these awards provide less favourable conditions than the non-unionists could have obtained in the absence of the awards and that the awards some times even cost non-unionists their jobs by imposing uncommercial conditions.
13) Dickens's choice of title for The Uncommercial Traveller (1860) further reflects an observer exempt from the urgencies of business and thereby freed to respond to the unpredictable sights of the metropolis.