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businesslike

adjective busi·ness·like \ˈbiz-nəs-ˌlīk, -nəz-\

: having or showing qualities that are considered good in business : serious, polite, and practical

Full Definition of BUSINESSLIKE

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:  exhibiting qualities believed to be advantageous in business

Examples of BUSINESSLIKE

  1. His businesslike approach to the dispute was very helpful.

First Known Use of BUSINESSLIKE

1791

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