Definición de enterprise en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˈɛntəprʌɪz/


1A project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one: a joint enterprise between French and Japanese companies
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • So bold an enterprise, so boldly undertaken, is bound to provoke not merely thought but dissent.
  • The cases tend to talk in terms of there being a joint enterprise, or pre-arranged plan or talk of the accused acting in concert.
  • It is at this point that the idea of a joint enterprise, be it marital or based on cohabitation, becomes crucial.
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
1.1 [mass noun] Initiative and resourcefulness: success came quickly, thanks to a mixture of talent, enterprise, and luck
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  • Sometimes, however, it can take a little initiative and enterprise to secure municipal services for the village.
  • I knew from an early age what that comfort depended on: diligence, enterprise and initiative.
  • As a result, initiative, enterprise, and valor are once again at a premium.
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
2A business or company: a state-owned enterprise
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  • Few local State-owned and private enterprises call the headhunting companies for help.
  • It is a commercial enterprise which invites business from the public in terms of sales, parts, servicing and works.
  • Tucked away behind this traditional front is a different enterprise producing an impressive business performance.
2.1 [mass noun] Entrepreneurial economic activity: an economic environment which encourages enterprise [as modifier]: local enterprise agencies
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  • Equally clear is the need to support and develop local enterprise and entrepreneurship.
  • Here is an agency set up to encourage local enterprise, which is using public funds to further a policy of land distribution.
  • The funding will benefit local groups and encourage enterprise.



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  • When workers and enterprisers combine their skills, savings, and inventiveness to produce goods and services, these are precisely the efforts that are penalized by current fiscal policies.
  • Industrial booms periodically gave way to industrial collapse, with workers and enterprisers alike suffering from the breakdown.
  • But media companies that dominate a market have little incentive to spend money on enterprisers and investigations.


Late Middle English: from Old French, 'something undertaken', feminine past participle (used as a noun) of entreprendre, based on Latin prendere, prehendere 'to take'.

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