A person’s regular occupation, profession, or trade
A group of ferrets
Do very good business
she had to do a lot of smiling in her business
Operating, especially in commerce
another term for e-commerce.
The sharp or cutting edge of an implement or tool.
A woman or girl who works in business (now somewhat archaic).
A person with influential ideas or theories about business.
= business leader.
A (usually small) jet aircraft used for business travel.
The part of something that is concerned with business; (now especially) (informal) = business end.
A rate applied to businesses or business customers, as opposed to private individuals.
Large-scale or important financial or commercial activity
A small card printed with one’s name, occupation, business address, etc.
A justification for a proposed project or undertaking on the basis of its expected commercial benefit
Another term for working day.
The functional part of a tool or device
An area where company offices and light industrial premises are built
A plain matching jacket and trousers (or skirt), as worn by office workers
A visit made to a place for work purposes, typically one involving a journey of some distance
another term for strategic business unit.
Be in earnest
A subject or activity that is supposedly only of concern or interest to men
The theatre, films, television, and pop music as a profession or industry
A person who gives business advice professionally.
A collection of businesses with shared high-level management, especially one ultimately under the control of one individual.
A moral principle relating to business; (in plural) a set of such principles conceived of as forming a code of conduct in business.
A person who manages the business operations of an organization, political party, etc.
A (usually formal) letter in which business is reported or transacted.
A lunch at which commercial transactions are discussed.
To act as a business manager of; (without object) to manage business, or a business.
Interested in or focused on business; having an aptitude for business.
A reply concerning business, especially in response to a business letter.
= business district.
A form of language considered characteristic of businesspeople, especially in containing jargon or in being obfuscatory, banal, or clichéd.
Wearing a business suit; characterized by the wearing of business suits.
A union between businesses.
A business in which contact with customers, or customer satisfaction, is (portrayed as) the most important element; a business in a service industry.
Small commercial organizations collectively; the owners or managers of these organizations.
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
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
A cycle or series of cycles of economic expansion and contraction
A double made with the intention of increasing the penalty points scored by a partnership if they defeat their opponents' contract
Another term for office hours.
A plan for the successful operation of a business, identifying sources of revenue, the intended customer base, products, and details of financing
A businessman or businesswoman
A high-level educational institution in which students study subjects relating to business and commerce, such as economics, finance, and management
A business that is owned or run by members of a single family
Deceptive, disobedient, or lecherous behaviour