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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.

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The National Business Register Centre concludes all agreements it deems necessary with public bodies and institutions, under which the data and information necessary for the exchanges guaranteeing the transparency and updating of its database will be determined.
Alex Evans, Programme Director of the National Business Awards said: "Attracting household names, and those aspiring to be; the National Business Awards are the accolade of choice for those seeking the highest recognition -- whether it's to attract talent, investment, new customers or media attention."
Entering The National Business Awards is a great way to highlight that success while customers and employees will all recognise the strength of the finalists and winning organisations".
The Pan-Africa Business Coalition (PABC) network is formed of existing anglophone and francophone African national Business Coalitions.
Gateshead Housing Company entered the National Business Awards and the Communicators in Business Awards to promote the work of its HomeChoice scheme and youngsters' website at www.mypadgateshead.co.uk
While economists, forecasters and policymakers are interested in fluctuations in national business cycles, state business cycles are just as important, and maybe more so when local businesses are planning future production, investments and budgets, Thompson writes.
The purchase adds six awards events, including the National Business Awards and the National Sales Awards, three conferences and two magazines to CMPi's events portfolio.
The company's annual business jet forecast was released today at the National Business Aviation Association Annual Meeting and Convention in Orlando, Florida.
Rucker (ed.) Assessment in Business Education National Business Education Yearbook, #38.
While Henderson-Townsend was surviving a five-month elimination process to reach the finalist stage of a national business contest, her company was already reaping rewards.
Written by journalist and National Business Writing Award winner Robert Hutchinson, Their Kingdom Come is highly recommended for lay readers and religious leadership alike, both as a warning of Opus Dei's shortcomings and a cautionary tale for other religious groups, institutions and movements.
This year's National Business Book Award winner is Matthew J.

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