noun, plural en·tre·pre·neurs [ahn-truh-pruh-nurz, -noo rz; French ahn-truh-pruh-nœr] /ˌɑn trə prəˈnɜrz, -ˈnʊərz; French ɑ̃ trə prəˈnœr/.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of entrepreneur
Examples from the Web for entrepreneur
The feisty airline is the brainchild of entrepreneur Tony Fernandes, a Malaysian of Indian descent who also is a British citizen.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa is a vocal proponent of gender diversity.
A brilliant Silicon Valley entrepreneur may have found a way to get dark money out of politics without changing any laws.
After 10 years, she decided to venture out on her own as an entrepreneur.
EatWith is the brainchild of Israeli entrepreneur Guy Michlin.
If there is no net profit accruing to the entrepreneur, this area must represent interest.
His name was constantly mentioned in the newspapers as an entrepreneur of all sorts of things, a popular, evil little man.The Drunkard|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
Cost in this case is the total amount of money that the entrepreneur pays out in order to bring the commodity into existence.
Rufus Blake, an entrepreneur, under whose banner she had once starred, has some reminiscences of her at this period.The Magnificent Montez|Horace Wyndham
The English trader and entrepreneur was not seeking for legal instruments.An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law|Roscoe Pound
Word Origin for entrepreneur
1828, "manager or promoter of a theatrical production," reborrowing of French entrepreneur "one who undertakes or manages," agent noun from Old French entreprendre "undertake" (see enterprise). The word first crossed the Channel late 15c. but did not stay. Meaning "business manager" is from 1852. Related: Entrepreneurship.
One who starts a business or other venture that promises economic gain but that also entails risks.