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business card

a small card on which is printed, typically, a person's name, job title, firm, business address, and telephone number.
Origin of business card
First recorded in 1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Harry handed him a business card and he carried it into a private office in the rear.

  • He gave her his driver's license, his business card and the letter she had written him.

    The Servant Problem Robert F. Young
  • With great enthusiasm he greeted the old gentleman, introduced himself, extending a business card of his firm.

    Is the Devil a Myth? C. F. Wimberly
  • It was the business card of the firm to whom he sold his quahaugs.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Cappy Ricks ran a speculative thumb over Comrade Peck's business card.

    The Go-Getter Peter B. Kyne

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