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show business

noun

: the entertainment industry involved in making movies, television shows, plays, etc.

Full Definition of SHOW BUSINESS

:  the arts, occupations, and businesses (as theater, motion pictures, and television) that comprise the entertainment industry

Examples of SHOW BUSINESS

  1. She has been in show business for over 30 years.
  2. actors trying to break into show business

First Known Use of SHOW BUSINESS

1850

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