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entrepreneur

noun [C]     /ˌɒn.trə.prəˈnɜːr/ US  /ˌɑːn.trə.prəˈnɝː/
someone who starts their own business, especially when this involves seeing a new opportunity: He was one of the entrepreneurs of the 80s who made their money in property.Traders, merchants and entrepreneursPeople who sell thingsPeople who buy things entrepreneurial     /-ˈnɜː.ri.əl/ US  /-ˈnɝː.i.əl/ adjective She'll make money - she's got that entrepreneurial spirit.Traders, merchants and entrepreneursPeople who sell thingsPeople who buy things
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