family business


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

Examples of family business in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Roche Bobois is a French family business that was founded by François Roche in Paris in 1960. Sofia Celeste, WWD, 5 July 2024 Gary, along with brother Jim, represents the fourth generation of the 100-year-old family business. Kimberly Aguirre, Los Angeles Times, 1 July 2024 Freddie saw his employer go from something akin to a family business with layers of oversight at every turn, to a place where pensioners saw their benefits slashed, and left in droves. Will Daniel, Fortune, 26 June 2024 More:Hunter Biden denies Joe Biden involved in family business: 'Destructive political charade' More challenges remain. Dan Morrison, USA TODAY, 13 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for family business 

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“Family business.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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