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"businessman" in British English

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businessmannoun [C]

uk   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)

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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)

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businessmannoun [C]

uk   us   /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.
(Definition of businessman from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “businessman”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指公司高层的)商界人士, 实业家…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指公司高層的)商界人士, 實業家…
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