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business

[ biz-nis ]
/ ˈbɪz nɪs /
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noun

adjective

of, noting, or pertaining to business, its organization, or its procedures.
containing, suitable for, or welcoming business or commerce: New York is a good business town.

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Idioms for business

Origin of business

before 950; Middle English; Old English bisignes.See busy, -ness
1. See occupation.
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British Dictionary definitions for business

business
/ (ˈbɪznɪs) /

noun

Old English bisignis solicitude, attentiveness, from bisig busy + -nis -ness
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Idioms and Phrases with business

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