mercantile in a sentence

Example sentences for mercantile

Some of that control was enforced through political power or contrived through mercantile guile.
Everybody who feels an interest in our mercantile marine is sorrowing at its present depressed condition.
He obtained what was considered in those days a fair education, and entered mercantile life.
Although small-scale and discreet, those old-fashioned shows clearly served a mercantile purpose.
Mercantile solicits loans through its own employee loan officers, as well as third-party mortgage brokers.
Persons operating a mercantile business, selling any type of goods are required to obtain a business license.

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