Definition of enterprise in English:

enterprise

Syllabification: en·ter·prise
Pronunciation: /ˈentərˌprīz
 
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noun

Derivatives

enterpriser

noun
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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.

Origin

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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