business English

noun

1
: English as used in business
specifically : the study and practice of composition with emphasis on correctness, propriety, spelling, punctuation, and the forms of business correspondence
2
: English as taught in non-English-speaking countries in courses that emphasize its commercial rather than its cultural importance and that are normally designed to produce conversational fluency within a limited vocabulary

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“Business English.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/business%20English. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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