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Noun mercantilism has 2 senses
- mercantilism, mercantile system - an economic system (Europe in 18th C) to increase a nation's wealth by government regulation of all of the nation's commercial interests
--1 is a kind of managed economy
- commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
--2 is a kind of transaction, dealing, dealings
--2 has parts: transportation, shipping, transport
--2 has particulars:
| ||trading; trade; exchange, interchange; initial public offering, IPO, initial offering; commercial enterprise, business enterprise, business; carriage trade; importing, importation; exporting, exportation; marketing; distribution; selling, merchandising, marketing; traffic; payment, defrayal, defrayment; evasion, nonpayment|