Definition of entrepreneurial in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌɒntrəprəˈnəːrɪəl/
Pronunciation: /ˌɒntrəprəˈnjʊərɪəl/


Characterized by the taking of financial risks in the hope of profit; enterprising: an entrepreneurial culture our entrepreneurial spirit thrives on meeting the next challenge
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  • At the same time this comfort zone kills entrepreneurial spirit and creativity.
  • More flexible labour laws are also vital in growing the entrepreneurial spirit.
  • I refer to the very low levels of the availability of private equity which tends to neuter any entrepreneurial ambition.



Pronunciation: /ˌɒntrəprəˈn(j)əːrɪəlɪz(ə)m/ Pronunciation: /ˌɒntrəprəˈnjʊəːrɪəlɪz(ə)m/
Example sentences
  • But it is important to differentiate between real growth in the Internet and, more importantly, in entrepreneurialism, versus the speculative investment manias and the herd mentality.
  • We now have the resources to make the investment in education and entrepreneurialism to develop the advanced manufacturing and service exporters which will carry Australia through the next commodities slump.
  • The culture of constantly seeking the path of least resistance and the avoidance of adversity is contrary to all the philosophies of entrepreneurialism, contrary to all the attributes that made our society successful in the first place.


Pronunciation: /ˌɒntrəprəˈn(j)əːrɪəli/ Pronunciation: /ˌɒntrəprəˈnjʊərɪəli/
Example sentences
  • Praised by the Canada Council, but not making the final funding cut-off, the company is entrepreneurially raising funds for their roadtrip.
  • To use a blunt example, both the market for milk and the market for cocaine are driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, but the manner in which individuals act entrepreneurially changes drastically depending on the context of their choice.
  • If you don't think entrepreneurially, you won't succeed.

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