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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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IWe've a particularly nice July '02 Honcho Classic-Clodeen Magic litter of pups doing the business in graded races, which only Brighton people seem to know about at the moment.
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I'M no expert on the John Deere Classic - Dear Johns are normally my specialist subject - but I've got to alert you to a 22-1 chance with live prospects of doing the business this week.