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entrepreneur

noun [C] uk   /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
adjective uk   /-ˈnɜː.ri.əl/ us    /-ˈnɝː.i.əl/
She'll make money - she's got that entrepreneurial spirit.Traders, merchants and entrepreneursPeople who sell thingsPeople who buy things
(Definition of entrepreneur from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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