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"big business" in British English

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big businessnoun [U]

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  • big business noun [U] (BUSINESS)

powerful and influentialbusinesses and ​financialorganizations (= ​ones with a lot of ​influence) when ​considered as a ​group: The ​partyreceives most of ​itsfinancialsupport from ​bigbusiness.
  • big business noun [U] (POPULAR)

something that makes a lot of ​money: Health ​clubs are ​bigbusiness these ​days.
(Definition of big business from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"big business" in American English

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big businessnoun [U]

 us   /ˈbɪɡ ˈbɪz·nəs/
politics & government powerful, ​influentialbusinesses and ​financialorganizationsconsidered as a ​group
(Definition of big business from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"big business" in Business English

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big businessnoun [U]

informal COMMERCE
large and powerful ​businesses and ​organizations that have a lot of ​influence, considered as a ​group: Investors and ​bigbusiness have put their ​money behind ​greenenergy.
something that makes a lot of ​money: be big business for sb Multi-player games are ​bigbusiness for the ​company. Recycling has become ​bigbusiness.
(Definition of big business from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “big business”
in Chinese (Simplified) 企业, 大企业, 大财团…
in Turkish çok para getiren iş, faaliyet, çalışma…
in Russian доходное дело, большой бизнес…
in Chinese (Traditional) 企業, 大企業, 大財團…
in Polish wielki biznes…
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