business card


Definition of business card 

: a small card bearing information (such as name and address) about a business or business representative

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Free for members; nonmembers can attend free three times with the presentation of their business card. Laura Groch,, "North County Business Briefs, June 14," 14 June 2018 On business cards and in conversations with patients, Martin misrepresented himself as a physician, according to the Department of Consumer Affairs. Molly Sullivan, sacbee, "Sacramento TV chiropractor sentenced for posing as an M.D., bilking patients," 30 May 2018 Found property Police located numerous business cards and an insurance card from a vehicle on the 200 block of Central Park Avenue shortly after 9 a.m. April 10. Kathy Routliffe,, "Wilmette police blotter: Hammond man charged with driving under the influence," 17 Apr. 2018 The investigation soon identified Nava as a suspect and he was arrested Thursday afternoon, carrying one of the fake business cards from the Sheriff’s Department. Greg Moran,, "Vista man impersonates sheriff's deputy, gets arrested by actual deputies," 14 June 2018 Participants will design and cut a set of business cards. Margeaux Sippell,, "Business agenda," 21 May 2018 Suffice to say that Bembury, who has served as Versace’s head designer of sneakers since last fall, didn’t get his gig with an eggshell business card. Sam Schube, GQ, "The Versace Chain Reaction Takes the House that Medusa Built into 2018," 9 May 2018 Get a bunch of business cards made and have them with you at all times. Shayne Benowitz, miamiherald, "Discovering new passions — and who you really are — in retirement | Miami Herald," 28 Mar. 2018 Zero Waste guidelines suggest refusing such things as business cards, pens, free stuff at concerts and sporting events, fliers, catalogues, food samples in grocery stores, keychains, commemorative plastic anythings, junk mail, hard copies of bills. Victoria Adams Fogg, Washington Post, "I tried reducing my trash. You can, too. Start by examining it.," 7 July 2018

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First Known Use of business card

1821, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of business card

: a small card printed with a person's name and information about that person's company and job

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