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businesspeople

[biz-nis-pee-puh l]
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plural noun
  1. businesspersons collectively.
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businessperson

[biz-nis-pur-suh n]
noun
  1. a person regularly employed in business, especially a white-collar worker, executive, or owner.
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Origin of businessperson

An Americanism dating back to 1970–75; business(man) + -person

Usage note

See -person.
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businessperson

noun plural -people or -persons
  1. a person engaged in commercial or industrial business, esp as an owner or executive
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