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big business

noun

Simple Definition of big business

  • : large companies considered together as a powerful group

  • : an activity or product that makes a large amount of money

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of big business

  1. 1 :  an economic group consisting of large profit-making corporations especially with regard to their influence on social or political policy

  2. 2 :  a very profitable enterprise

Examples of big business in a sentence

  1. The tax proposal will be of most benefit to big business.

  2. Tourism is big business in the region.



1905

First Known Use of big business

1905


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