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big business

noun [U] uk   us  

big business noun [U] (BUSINESS)

big business noun [U] (POPULAR)

something that makes a lot of money: Health clubs are big business these days.
Translations of “big business”
in Chinese (Traditional) 企業, 大企業, 大財團…
in Russian доходное дело, большой бизнес…
in Turkish çok para getiren iş, faaliyet, çalışma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 企业, 大企业, 大财团…
in Polish wielki biznes…
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