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enterprise

Synonyms of enterprise in English:

noun

  • 1 approaching such an aggressive and powerful creature is a dangerous enterprise
    undertaking, endeavour, venture, pursuit, exercise, activity, operation, exploit, mission, deed, act, action, move, measure, task, business, affair, proceeding;
    scheme, plan, plan of action, programme, campaign;
    project, proposal, proposition, suggestion, idea, conception
    informal caper
    British informal wheeze
  • 2 the school showed enterprise in its attempt to attract pupils
    initiative, resourcefulness, resource, imagination, imaginativeness, ingenuity, inventiveness, originality, creativity;
    quick-wittedness, cleverness, native wit, talent, ability, capability;
    boldness, daring, spirit of adventure, audacity, courage, intrepidity
    informal gumption, get-up-and-go, go, push, oomph, pizzazz, pep, zip, vim
    [Antonyms] unimaginativeness, fecklessness
  • 3 a fan club should be a service rather than a profit-making enterprise
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