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I served as chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, a role to which I was appointed by President Bill Clinton, where I initiated a strategic assessment that put the agency on a more businesslike footing.True innovation requires big tech, academia and government to work together|Shirley Ann Jackson|February 22, 2022|MIT Technology Review
He’s businesslike, as is necessary, but his kindness radiates like an interstellar force.Why All Actors—and the World—Owe a Debt to Sidney Poitier|Stephanie Zacharek|January 7, 2022|Time
While there is a good amount of science-and-businesslike dialogue here, the antsy insistence on “play” overshadows it.
In an absurd contract, look into the criminal world where the stakes are high but the methods are increasingly businesslike, and meet the people who interact with the ransomware hackers.The Extortion Economy Podcast: Exploring the Secret World of Ransomware|by ProPublica|December 20, 2021|ProPublica
They were just very businesslike, and I think a lot of that comes from our senior class being very dialed in.Maryland eyes perfection and Virginia seeks consecutive crowns in the men’s lacrosse title game|Patrick Stevens|May 30, 2021|Washington Post
Furry asked, looking at Charley with serious, businesslike gray eyes.Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis|Stanley Booth|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But there should be sufficient common ground to enable at the very least a businesslike approach.
The Bangkok “fish tank” bordello is glitzy and businesslike.‘Whores’ Glory’: An Interview With Michael Glawogger|Tracy Quan|April 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“It still causes a great deal of emotion,” Oprah went on in businesslike fashion.
She combines the romanticism in Steve with the sort of sensible businesslike side of Steve.
Barbara Sutton stood in the doorway, a small but businesslike revolver in her hand.
His dealings with the Continental princes, mainly in regard to shipping and commerce, were conciliatory and businesslike.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
The thousands of tourists who come annually are handled in a most businesslike manner.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
Mabel Andrews came once to a meeting and in businesslike fashion explained the Red Cross dressings and gave a lesson in bandaging.
"I'll get my coat and hat," Sara Lee said, and proceeded to do so in a brisk and businesslike fashion.