The forest is now protected as a national reserve against vandalism and commercialism.
Modern commercialism of Christmas began as early as the 19th century with newspaper advertisements for Christmas gifts.
Anti-Commercialism: Some individuals see the commercialism of engagements and weddings - expensive jewelry, clothes, parties, etc. - as the propagation of a cliché lifestyle and societal expectations rather than a true romantic commitment.
Dr. Maulana Karenga was responsible for introducing it as a way to mark the harvest coming in and as a way to offer an alternative to the commercialism that many people felt had taken over Christmas.
commercialism of modern life.
The Board will strive wherever possible to avoid outright commercialism.
News and Views Pride commercialized – the growing commercialism of London's annual Summer Pride event.
I hated the naked commercialism and tried to resist the tugging pull on my wallet.
The city has largely escaped the rabid commercialism, which has unfortunately taken such a heavy toll on Canterbury.
commercialism often associated with such trips.
Every year the message of Christmas is subsumed ever more by the crass commercialism of the market.
However, it is clear that " rampant commercialism " would be very unpopular.
I guess I can forgive him the blatant commercialism, I'm sure the money keeps him out there doing what he does best.
It was, however, the only example of overt commercialism we found in the Arctic.
such commercialism will be subject to the conditions of a separate agreement.
crass commercialism of the market.
rampant commercialism " would be very unpopular.
In house decoration of all kinds - furniture, wall-papers and hangings (which he preferred to paper), carpet-weaving, and the painting of glass and tiles, needlework, tapestry - he formed a school which was dominated by his protest against commercialism and his assertion of the necessity for natural decoration and pure colour, produced by hand work and inspired by a passion for beauty irrespective of cheapness or quickness of manufacture (see Arts And Crafts).
There is commercialism, but we have to sort the wheat and the chaff.
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