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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First there’s Google Lens, which is built right into the Pixel 3’s camera and can be used to point at an object and collect information, such as URLs, QR codes, text on business cards, and more. Kim Quindlen, Teen Vogue, "Google Pixel 3 Announcement Shares Details of Updated Camera," 9 Oct. 2018 With their straight edges and sturdy construction, business cards make for a great assist on the journey to an expert-level wing. SELF, "5 Eyeliner Hacks That Helped Me Nail a Perfect Cat-Eye," 12 Oct. 2018 As for the business card that Cohen, 46, gave Rossi, 39, at the end of their segment? Fox News, "'Real Housewives' stars Gretchen Rossi and Slade Smiley are 'honored' by Sacha Baron Cohen prank," 21 Aug. 2018 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

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First Known Use of business card

1821, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of business card was in 1821

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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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