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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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Founded in October 1983, Coordinated Business Systems is headquartered in Burnsville, MN with 80 employees and branches in Red Wing, Rochester, St.
2) The Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) for any defense business system of which the primary purpose is to support financial management activities or strategic planning and budgeting activities of the Department.
Sharp Business Systems will help Sharp continue to grow and strengthen Sharp's distribution in key markets nationwide, already proving successful in our first branch, Sharp Business Systems of Arizona," said Ed McLaughlin, President, SDSCA.
The revitalization of systems engineering with the focus on the technical management of business systems will contribute to defining the net centricity, interoperability, and business enterprise architecture compliance processes and criteria that are currently evolving.
Sharp Business Systems of Arizona will be managed by industry veteran Rich Ferraro, who brings more than 30 years of industry experience to Sharp.
Domain owners will also have the lead in determining what business systems need to be phased out and when to do so to best complement the investment in new initiatives necessary to achieve our stated transformational goals.
SAS' award-winning software and solutions provide a recognized and trusted brand that resellers like Saturn Business Systems can leverage across industries, and our world-class support ensures that partners can stay focused on meeting the needs of their customers without any extra work," said Jack Duncan, Director of SAS Channel Sales.
Advent Business Systems, a division of Voyager, is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif.
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based business executives found that 74% believe there's a communication gap between business and IT that is crippling their ability to get mission-critical business systems to market on time.
As a visualization tool, users can integrate content from both manufacturing and business systems, and provides valuable information which is needed to increase agility and improve production efficiency and profitability.
During this 60-minute event, Aidoo Osei, business systems analyst at SunTrust Bank, Suellen Garr, manager of user experience design at Westfield insurance, and David Walker, product evangelist at iRise, will discuss the shift in enterprise focus from software implementation to design.

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