business card


Definition of business card

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

Examples of business card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In creepy squid game fashion, the flowers Gin-hun bought has a business card from the game attached to them along with an invitation to a random hi-rise. Madison Douglas, Seventeen, 28 Sep. 2021 Apna helps bottom-of-the-pyramid job seekers with setting up simple profiles requiring only their name, age and skills, generating a virtual business card. Saritha Rai, Fortune, 16 Sep. 2021 In the June 2020 incident, which occurred in a store checkout line, a man named Terry Toller, upset about the county’s mask mandate at the time, batted a business card out of Wolff’s hand after the judge offered to discuss the matter later. Jacob Beltran, San Antonio Express-News, 11 Sep. 2021 Even Jobs’ simple Apple business card, which had no signature, sold for $10,324. Diane Bell Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Aug. 2021 Her raspberry-red business card read SILK PURSE LLC, help stamp out ordinary, listing interior design, retail windows, and tablescapes as services for her clients. Wendy Goodman, Curbed, 13 Sep. 2021 Around her neck, Margaret Eckert wore a lanyard with a photo of her brother-in-law on one side and his Aon business card on the other. Eliza Fawcett,, 11 Sep. 2021 Another bonus is that a small-business card can help an entrepreneur build business credit. Next Avenue, Forbes, 5 Mar. 2021 The Stern show was a big break — that was like an electronic business card to Madison Avenue., 3 Sep. 2021

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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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17 Oct 2021

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“Business card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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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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