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business

n. any activity or enterprise entered into for profit. It does not mean it is a company, a corporation, partnership, or have any such formal organization, but it can range from a street peddler to General Motors. It is sometimes significant to determine if an accident, visit, travel, meal or other activity was part of "business" or for pleasure or no particular purpose.

business

(Affair), noun activity, concern, duty, interest, matter, mission, proceeding, proposition, responsibility, task, undertaking
Foreign phrases: Aliena negotia exacto officio geruntur.The business of another is to be carried out with particular care. Constitutum esse eam domum unicuique nostrum debere existimari, ubi quisque sedes et tabulas haberet, suarumque rerum constitutionem fecisset. It is established that the home of each of us is considered to be the place of his abode and books, and where he may have made an essablishment of his business. In suo quisque negotio hebeeior est quam in alieno. Everyone is more dull in his own business than in that of another.

business

(Commerce), noun barter, buying and selling, commercial intercourse, dealings, exchange, industry, merchandising, merchantry, production, trade, traffic, transaction, ventures
Associated concepts: business address, business agent, busiiess corporation, business crimes, business district, business done in state, business enterprise, business expenses, busiiess hours, business interruption insurance, business inviiees, business license, business losses, business name, busiiess paper, business purposes, business records, business restrictions, business secrets, business situs, business trust, business venture, business visitor, doing business, good will of business, in the course of business, interference with busiiess, ordinary course of business, transacting business
Foreign phrases: Ea quae raro accidunt non temere in agendis negotiis computantur.Those things which rarely happen are not to be taken into account in the transaction of business without sufficient reason.

business

(Commercial enterprise), noun cartel, combine, company, concern, corporation, establishment, firm, industry, manufacture, organization, private enterprise, shop, store, syndicate, venture

business

(Occupation), noun activity, avocation, career, craft, duty, employment, endeavor, following, function, handicraft, job, line, livelihood, living, means of support, mission, office, practice, profession, pursuit, trade, undertaking, vocation, walk of life, work
See also: agenda, assignment, calling, career, commerce, commercial, company, concern, corporation, dealings, employment, enterprise, firm, function, job, livelihood, mercantile, mission, occupation, office, position, post, practice, profession, province, pursuit, task, trade, undertaking, venture, work
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