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businesses

noun
plural of business

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1 a commercial or industrial activity or organization
  • most of the local businesses belong to the association

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2 something to be dealt with
  • we have one piece of business remaining for today's meeting

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3 the action for which a person or thing is specially fitted or used or for which a thing exists
  • plants going about the business of photosynthesis provide the Earth with a renewable source of oxygen

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4 a region of activity, knowledge, or influence
  • if you want a medical malpractice lawyer, he's the best in the business

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5 a specific task with which a person or group is charged
  • the interrogators demanded to know what business the suspect had in the restricted area at that time of night

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6 the act or fact of violating the trust or confidence of another
  • the price for giving the drug lord the business was certain death

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“Businesses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/businesses. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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