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English definition of “business”

business

noun (WORK)    /ˈbɪz.nɪs/
B1 [U] work that you do to earn money : I'm in Baltimore on business. a business appointment Work, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of work [U] the amount of work done or the number of goods or services sold by a company or organization : Business is good/ brisk / booming / flourishing (= I'm selling a lot). Business is bad / slack / quiet (= I'm not selling much). How is business (= are you selling much) at the moment ?Businesses and enterprises
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