Definition of business unit in English:

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business unit


1 another term for strategic business unit. he is responsible for a business unit with a £4 million turnover and 20 reports
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  • At the time, he managed 20 engineers focused on one business unit.
  • But the CEO said performance was ahead of budget for every major business unit of the Minnesota cooperative.
  • It took a major step toward that goal earlier this year, completing an overhaul that consolidated all of its sportswear brands under a single business unit.
2A building (typically one of a number of similar buildings) or a self-contained section of a building intended for use as business premises: approximately 214,000 residential units and 30,000 business units sustained structural damage in the earthquake
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  • She has to pay rent on a small business unit, and has two members of staff to pay each month.
  • On 6th August he flew again to Barcelona to find a business unit; he signed a document for the rental of a unit in Mataro.
  • The city's fire fighters received the alert for the third fire at a business unit at the Westgate Business Park at 6.45 p.m.

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