Meaning of “businessman” in the English Dictionary

"businessman" in British English

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businessmannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɪz.nɪs.mən/ us /ˈbɪz.nɪs.mən/ plural -men uk /-mən/ us

A2 a man who works in business, especially one who has a high position in a company:

He was a successful businessman before becoming a writer.

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

"businessman" in American English

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businessmannoun [ C ]

us /ˈbɪz·nəs·mən, -nəz-, -ˌmæn/ plural -men /ˈbɪz·nəs·mən, -nəz-, -ˌmen/ male

a man who works in business, esp. one with a job in a company

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

"businessman" in Business English

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businessmannoun [ C ]

/ˈbɪznɪsmən/ uk us 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.

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