biz

noun
\ ˈbiz How to pronounce biz (audio) \

Definition of biz

Examples of biz in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Flora Mancini’s mother had always cautioned Flora about the folly of getting involved with someone in show biz. Joanne Kaufman, WSJ, 26 May 2021 Korean hot dogs are popular with her regulars and a growing segment of the biz. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, 4 May 2021 But, now, the show has a new connection to the entertainment biz. Lia Beck, refinery29.com, 19 May 2021 Paula is one of the world’s leading biz development coaches for lawyers, entrepreneurs & service providers; award-winning author & speaker. Paula Black, Forbes, 16 Apr. 2021 Paula is one of the world’s leading biz development coaches for lawyers, entrepreneurs & service providers; award-winning author & speaker. Paula Black, Forbes, 16 Apr. 2021 The year was 1991; the aftereffects of the ’87 crash still hung over New York City, and the media biz was in the dumps. Hugo Lindgren, Curbed, 22 Mar. 2021 La La Anthony is one of those rare entertainers who could qualify for a show biz pentathlon. Shawn Tully, Fortune, 31 Mar. 2021 The company is a show-biz factory like no other, presenting more than two dozen operas in the course of a season — three or four a week, and two on Saturdays. Justin Davidson, Vulture, 17 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of biz

1861, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

12 Jun 2021

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“Biz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biz. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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