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 entrepreneurial
By 36, Gilkes says, he would like to have children, with his first entrepreneurial success behind him.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Greer is a young, entrepreneurial, poker-loving Texan who ended up in Silicon Valley.
This decline in entrepreneurial activity marks a historic turnaround.In the Future We'll All Be Renters: America's Disappearing Middle Class|Joel Kotkin|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Our country was built on the entrepreneurial spirit,” the petition reads.
He later became active in entrepreneurial companies, starting TV stations in the Baltic states and investing in start-ups.
Some land went to entrepreneurial cloth manufacturers, who converted the buildings for the manufacture of cloth.
The match of the entrepreneurial individual with the potential of the technology base is key.Shock and Awe|Harlan K. Ullman
Entrepreneurial master-builders subcontracted work to craftsmen and took a large profit or a large loss and debt.
Answer: By providing them with the conditions to work and exercise their entrepreneurial skills.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
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.