commercial activityyoung people seeking a career in business
a commercial or industrial establishmentThe company was a family business.
Shops and other commercial establishments remained closed today.
She worked in an insurance company.
The firm's employees were expecting large bonuses.
If not a large concern, his business was at least a successful one.
Most of the funds are provided by voluntary organizations.
chairperson of a huge multi-national corporation
a Russian-American joint venture
There are plenty of small industrial enterprises.
a trade or professionMay I ask what business you are in?
Harper was a teacher by profession.
What kind of work do you do?
He was a serious man, dedicated to his calling as a physician.
the pressure of being the first woman in the job
What was your father's line of business?
He was a jeweller by trade.
She is now concentrating on a career as a fashion designer.
She was unable to find employment in the area.
All kinds of traditional crafts are preserved here.
I was looking for an occupation which would allow me to travel.
They both love outdoor pursuits.
the levels of knowledge and skill required for success in many vocations
an affairParenting can be a stressful business.
It was a private matter.
Is it right for the Church to express a view on political issues?
It was I who first raised the subject of moving to Canada.
You have missed the main point of my argument.
The whole question of aid is a tricky political one.
The 600 properties were his responsibility.
He had the unenviable task of breaking the bad news.
My duty is to look after the animals.
The main function of merchant banks is to raise capital.
They offer tips on topics such as home safety.
The course involves written assignments and practical tests.
an affairHow much I earn is my own business.
See mean business
Boldness in business is the first, second, and third thing – Gnomologia]The business of America is business – Address to the Society of Newspaper Editors]Dispatch is the soul of business, and nothing contributes more to Dispatch than Method – Letters to His Son]Here's the rule for bargains: `Do other men, for they would do you.' That's the true business precept – Martin Chuzzlewit]The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a ratThe public be damned! I'm working for my stockholdersI'll keep it short and sweet. Family. Religion. Friendship. These are the three demons you must slay if you wish to succeed in business – The Simpsons]
business before pleasure
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in the sense of affair
a thing to be done or attended toIf you want to make a fool of yourself, that is your affair.
in the sense of assignment
something that has been assigned, such as a taskThe course involves written assignments and practical tests.
Video: pronunciation of 'business'
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