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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 businessman then brought a promissory note and told the victim to sign it.
When the businessman saw the video on social media, he was taken aback.
Records said the trio asked the businessman to give them a cash payment, which he did, and later was told that the telegraphic transfer had been credited later.
According to the businessman, the suspect said he knew where he lived and threatened him that he had a video of him and the woman, demanding money to keep them from telling his wife.
The businessman is receiving all necessary medical assistance at the Talas region hospital, the Ministry of Health said.
In addition, Yyldyrym collected money from some businessmen through his chief advisor Eumer SertbaE- and businessman Mehmet Cengiz to help them win public tenders, and prepared a list of businessmen that clearly stated which businessman would win which tender even before the tenders were held.
Police were told that a robber armed with a handgun attacked the businessman as he left his offices on Deva Business Park at Sealand, Deeside, on Monday night.
Underscoring Morel's efforts, Renaissance President Gaspar Di Stefano said, "They really paid attention to my needs as a small businessman. I'm very happy with the efficient way they solved my problems.
A warrant is out for the arrest of an Italian businessman who acted as a middleman, and investigators say Rajiv Gandhi himself was involved.
Most significant were Law Number 56 of 1977, which led to the formation of the Arab Syrian Company for Touristic Establishments (ASCTE) by the Syrian businessman Uthman A'idi, and Law Number 41 of 1978 which created the Syrian Transport and Tourism Marketing Company (TRANSTOUR) under the prominent businessman Sa'ib Nahhas.
A Russian emigrant, Hammer pere was a doctor, a businessman, and a devoted member of Daniel DeLeon's Socialist Labor Party, a forerunner of the American Communist Party.
When Dennis Garrett went to a Democratic Party fund-raiser last year, the Baltimore businessman came away with something other than a lighter wallet.

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