entrepreneurial

adjective en·tre·pre·neur·ial \ ˌäⁿn-trə-p(r)ə-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-əl , -ˈnər- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of entrepreneurial

:having to do with the creation and development of economic ventures :of, relating to, characteristic of, or suited to an entrepreneur
  • entrepreneurial skills/ambitions/projects
  • entrepreneurial zeal
  • With your colleagues and the kids out of the way, what do you buy for that spouse or friend who's gone the entrepreneurial route and is working at home?
  • —Don Crabb
  • Harvard Business School, long known as a gateway to corporate America, last October established a beachhead in the nation's entrepreneurial epicenter, California's Silicon Valley.
  • —Marc Ballon
  • … economic development is more likely to occur (if at all) in the more entrepreneurial southern region.
  • —Sarah Searight
; also :engaged or interested in the development of economic ventures
  • an ambitious and entrepreneurial young woman
  • a company founded by a group of entrepreneurial scientists

entrepreneurially

play \ˌäⁿn-trə-p(r)ə-ˈn(y)u̇r-ē-ə-lē, -ˈnər-\ adverb
    • … some 25 teams, drawn mostly from the ranks of universities and entrepreneurially minded engineers …
    • —Joseph Hooper

First Known Use of entrepreneurial

1917



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