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business British & World English

A person’s regular occupation, profession, or trade

business English Thesaurus

she had to do a lot of smiling in her business

do a roaring trade British & World English

Do very good business

in business British & World English

Operating, especially in commerce

e-business British & World English

another term for e-commerce.

big business British & World English

Large-scale or important financial or commercial activity

business card British & World English

A small card printed with one’s name, occupation, business address, etc.

business case British & World English

A justification for a proposed project or undertaking on the basis of its expected commercial benefit

business day British & World English

Another term for working day.

business end British & World English

The functional part of a tool or device

business park British & World English

An area where company offices and light industrial premises are built

business suit British & World English

A plain matching jacket and trousers (or skirt), as worn by office workers

business trip British & World English

A visit made to a place for work purposes, typically one involving a journey of some distance

business unit British & World English

another term for strategic business unit.

show business British & World English

The theatre, films, television, and pop music as a profession or industry

business casual British & World English

Relating to or denoting a style of clothing that is less formal than traditional business wear, but is still intended to give a professional and businesslike impression

business class British & World English

A class of seating on an aircraft that is superior to economy class but less expensive than first class, intended especially for people travelling on business

business cycle British & World English

A cycle or series of cycles of economic expansion and contraction

business double British & World English

A double made with the intention of increasing the penalty points scored by a partnership if they defeat their opponents' contract

business hours British & World English

Another term for office hours.

business model British & World English

A plan for the successful operation of a business, identifying sources of revenue, the intended customer base, products, and details of financing

business person British & World English

A businessman or businesswoman

business school British & World English

A high-level educational institution in which students study subjects relating to business and commerce, such as economics, finance, and management

family business British & World English

A business that is owned or run by members of a single family

funny business British & World English

Deceptive, disobedient, or lecherous behaviour

monkey business British & World English

Mischievous or deceitful behaviour

sorry business British & World English

(In Aboriginal English) Aboriginal rituals observed during a period of mourning

monkey business English Thesaurus

if they try any monkey business with me they'll soon find out who's in charge

business studies British & World English

The study of economics and management, especially as an educational topic

business as usual British & World English

An ongoing and unchanging state of affairs despite difficulties or disturbances

do the business British & World English

Do what is required or achieve the desired result

have no business British & World English

Have no right to do something

order of business British & World English

A task assigned or a matter to be addressed

in the business of British & World English

Engaged in or prepared to engage in

like nobody's business British & World English

To an extraordinarily high degree or standard

secret men's business British & World English

Aboriginal ceremony and ritual that is open to men only

secret women's business British & World English

Aboriginal ceremony and ritual that is open to women only

strategic business unit British & World English

A relatively autonomous division of a large company that operates as an independent enterprise with responsibility for a particular range of products or activities

mind one's own business British & World English

Refrain from meddling in other people’s affairs

do a land-office business British & World English

Do a lot of successful trading

mind-your-own-business British & World English

A creeping Mediterranean plant with masses of tiny pale green leaves, widely cultivated as a greenhouse or indoor plant

business process re-engineering British & World English

The process of restructuring a company’s organization and methods, especially so as to exploit the capabilities of computers

in business in business British & World English

Operating, especially in commerce


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