Meaning of “business card” in the English Dictionary

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"business card" in British English

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business cardnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɪz.nɪs ˌkɑːd/ us /ˈbɪz.nɪs ˌkɑːrd/ also card

Examples from literature

  • A business card should never be used for a friendly call. 
  • Come round to my warehouse—here is my business card—tomorrow morning, said the merchant. 
  • He had not only signed his name and given his address carefully in hopes of a reply, but he had enclosed the business card of his firm as a token of his responsibility. 
  • I gave him my business card, and said I wanted to see the colonel. 
  • The short man drew from his card case a business card. 

(Definition of “business card” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"business card" in Business English

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business cardnoun [ C ]

uk us also card

WORKPLACE a small card that has your name, company name, and the job you do printed on it:

His business card gives his title as "Chief of Security".
Delegates walk around the booths introducing themselves and exchanging business cards.

(Definition of “business card” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)