Origin and Etymology of entrepreneur
French, from Old French, from entreprendre to undertake — more at enterprise
First Known Use: 1852
ENTREPRENEUR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of entrepreneur for English Language Learners
: a person who starts a business and is willing to risk loss in order to make money
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