businesslike

adjective busi·ness·like \ ˈbiz-nəs-ˌlīk , -nəz- \
|Updated on: 8 Jul 2018

Definition of businesslike

1 : exhibiting qualities believed to be advantageous in business

Examples of businesslike in a Sentence

  1. His businesslike approach to the dispute was very helpful.

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  • : having or showing qualities that are considered good in business : serious, polite, and practical


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