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big business

Syllabification: big busi·ness

Definition of big business in English:

noun

Large-scale or important financial or commercial activity: the children’s toy market is big business now
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  • They are ineptly led and cut off from important sections of big business by their line over Europe.
  • They say the summit's aims of free trade and open borders help big business and hurt the poor.
  • What the American experience tells us is that farmers' markets are big business.

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