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English definition of “businessman”

businessman

noun [C]     /ˈbɪznɪsmən/ (plural businessmen)
a man who works in business, especially one with an important position in a company or who owns his own company: a successful businessman
a man who understands a lot about business and making money: a good/shrewd businessman A shrewd businessman, he knew how to make a profit from his inventions. → See also businessperson, businesswoman
(Definition of businessman noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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