business

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

business

noun

Definition of BUSINESS

1
transactions or economic support provided by customers <only places that are equal opportunity employers will get my business>
Synonyms custom, patronage
2
a commercial or industrial activity or organization <most of the local businesses belong to the association>
3
something to be dealt with <we have one piece of business remaining for today's meeting>
Synonyms affair, business, thing
4
the buying and selling of goods especially on a large scale and between different places <this bookstore is a place of business, not a free library, so please do your reading elsewhere>
5
the action for which a person or thing is specially fitted or used or for which a thing exists <plants going about the business of photosynthesis provide the Earth with a renewable source of oxygen>
6
a region of activity, knowledge, or influence <if you want a medical malpractice lawyer, he's the best in the business>
7
a specific task with which a person or group is charged <the interrogators demanded to know what business the suspect had in the restricted area at that time of night>

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