family business

Definition of family business

  1. :  a business owned or operated by one's family She joined the family business after graduating from college.

Word by Word Definitions

familyplay
  1. :  a group of individuals living under one roof and usually under one head :  household

    :  a group of persons of common ancestry :  clan

    :  a people or group of peoples regarded as deriving from a common stock :  race

  1. :  of or relating to a family (see 1family)

    :  designed or suitable for both children and adults

businessplay
  1. :  purposeful activity :  busyness

    :  role, function

    :  an immediate task or objective :  mission


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