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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From New Hampshire to Ann Arbor, Mich., many workers have fielded business cards and job leads from shoppers and area businesses, including a local restaurant, dialysis clinic and manufacturer. Chip Cutter, WSJ, "For Sears Workers, a Chaotic, Heartbreaking Last Christmas," 23 Dec. 2018 Bring business cards and be ready to make meaningful connections over champagne and light appetizers. Margeaux Sippell,, "Business agenda," 24 Apr. 2018 After obtaining a search warrant investigators then searched his home, finding there sheriff’s department uniform clothing, badges, items deputies wear on their belts, and an entire box of fake department business cards. Greg Moran,, "Vista man impersonates sheriff's deputy, gets arrested by actual deputies," 14 June 2018 First, a realtor will have no problem providing their business card, agency name, and license number. Sara Rodrigues, House Beautiful, "The LAPD Has Caught The Man Who Posed As A Realtor To Rob Celeb Homes," 4 Jan. 2019 Out of nowhere, a picture of a business card for Warriors Heart popped up on my newsfeed. Leslie Barrie, Woman's Day, "My Veteran Husband Was Addicted to Painkillers and Heroin," 29 Sep. 2016 Their business cards have holes, like Swiss cheese, punched in them. Kate Silver,, "At Mars Cheese Castle in Kenosha, third-generation royalty is breaking the mold," 22 Mar. 2018 Ford has moved a long way from the One Ford concept Alan Mulally used to lead the company out of the trough of 2008-09, when employees had business cards bearing the simple company message. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, "CEO Jim Hackett pushing future for Ford team as investors watch with caution," 26 Jan. 2018 Over by the large Palladian windows that look across West 55th to the stern façade of Fifth Avenue Presbyterian, diners traded business cards with the chumminess of a corporate first date. Fox, Town & Country, "A Table for Mr. Fox," 21 Nov. 2012

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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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