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business card

noun
1.
a small card on which is printed, typically, a person's name, job title, firm, business address, and telephone number.
Origin of business card
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40
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  • It was the business card of the firm to whom he sold his quahaugs.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • He gave her his driver's license, his business card and the letter she had written him.

    The Servant Problem Robert F. Young
  • Mr. Temple took out a business card and handed it to the other.

  • I gave him my business card, and said I wanted to see the colonel.

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    O. Henry
  • To his surprise he found that it really was the business card of one Solomon Gloom, undertaker, of Seventh avenue.

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