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businesspeople

[biz-nis-pee-puh l] /ˈbɪz nɪsˌpi pəl/
plural noun
1.
businesspersons collectively.

businessperson

[biz-nis-pur-suh n] /ˈbɪz nɪsˌpɜr sən/
noun
1.
a person regularly employed in business, especially a white-collar worker, executive, or owner.
Origin of businessperson
1970-1975
An Americanism dating back to 1970-75; business(man) + -person
Usage note
See -person.
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businessperson

/ˈbɪznɪsˌpɜrsən/
noun (pl) -people, -persons
1.
a person engaged in commercial or industrial business, esp as an owner or executive
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