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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The seller’s broker who provided access for the appraiser has his business card. Pat Kapowich, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Missing counteroffer creates an appraisal problem; what do buyers do next?," 8 Aug. 2019 Come back around the next week and all my business cards are gone. Ted Conover, Harper's magazine, "The Last Frontier," 22 July 2019 Clients came to Williams through his business cards, his website and word-of-mouth. Marshall Allen, ProPublica, "Health Insurers Make It Easy for Scammers to Steal Millions. Who Pays? You.," 19 July 2019 Want to put your business card where people can see it? Denise Coffey,, "Creating, Connecting, Collaborating At WorkLocal," 15 July 2019 Each wallet was transparent so people wouldn't have to open it to examine the contents, which included three identical business cards to indicate the owner, a key, a grocery list and a varied range of local currency. Madeline Purdue, USA TODAY, "Don't give up on humanity just yet. Study shows people are likely to return lost wallets," 20 June 2019 Each business card listed an e-mail address and identified the man as a freelance software engineer so people wouldn’t try contacting employers. Pam Belluck,, "Would you return this wallet?," 20 June 2019 When a piece of luggage bearing Lauren’s business card was found on Saturday, family and friends began to assume the worst. Adrienne Gaffney, Town & Country, "The Other Passenger: Who Was Lauren Bessette?," 9 July 2019 Nearly every business card requires a personal guarantee, which is an agreement between the business owner and the credit card issuer. Reviewed Staff, USA TODAY, "The best credit cards of 2019," 19 June 2019

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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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