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Recent Examples on the Web And as the biz eyes what will be next to break through, the continent’s R&B and soul singers have become front-runners for that next wave of success. Dan Rys, Billboard, 20 Aug. 2021 As with all show-biz bios, the rise to fame is the most compelling segment of Respect. Stephanie Zacharek, Time, 12 Aug. 2021 During this period, Mark (Flanny) Flanagan, the owner of Largo, a brainy enclave of musicians and comedians within show-biz L.A., became Apple’s friend and patron. Mick Stevens, The New Yorker, 12 Aug. 2021 Ironically, despite synchro’s efforts to move away from its show-biz origins, the IOC wants to highlight its entertainment value. Vicki Valosik, The Atlantic, 7 Aug. 2021 The spouses have a mutual understanding about living that show-biz life. Chuck Arnold, Essence, 6 Aug. 2021 Aside from starting a small online biz, service offerings or reselling vintage, there’s more to explore. Time, 4 Aug. 2021 The study also found that the live biz employs 900,000 people with associated labor income of approximately $42.2 billion. Dave Brooks, Billboard, 27 July 2021 The suit also makes clear that the video game community can no longer remain under the radar; its boorish, boyish stereotypes, as well as a false reputation as entertainment biz outsiders, are not just outdated but bad for business. Todd Martens Game Critic, Los Angeles Times, 27 July 2021

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First Known Use of biz

1861, in the meaning defined above

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23 Aug 2021

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“Biz.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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