Meaning of “businesslike” in the English Dictionary

"businesslike" in American English

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businesslikeadjective

us /ˈbɪz·nəsˌlɑɪk, -nəz-/

happening in a way that is practical and effective and is not personal, or typical of business:

We hope the meeting can be conducted in a businesslike way, without a lot of emotional statements.

(Definition of “businesslike” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"businesslike" in Business English

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businesslikeadjective

uk /ˈbɪznɪslaɪk/ us

getting things done in a quick and practical way:

The meetings were very businesslike.
She had a brisk and businesslike manner.

suitable for a place of business:

We work in a casual yet businesslike environment.
To design a simple, professional letterhead, pick an attractive, businesslike font and use it to center your name and address at the top.

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