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"enterprising" in British English

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enterprisingadjective

uk   /ˈen.tə.praɪ.zɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/
(Definition of enterprising from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"enterprising" in American English

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enterprisingadjective

 us   /ˈen·tərˌprɑɪ·zɪŋ/
(of a ​person) good at ​thinking of and doing new and ​difficult things, esp. those that will make ​money: The ​business was ​started by a ​couple of enterprising women.
(Definition of enterprising from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"enterprising" in Business English

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enterprisingadjective

uk   us   /ˈentəpraɪzɪŋ/
good at ​thinking of new ​businessideas or ​projects, and making them ​successful: an enterprising ​business/​company/​firm Throughout our ​company we need diverse, ​talented, ​creative, enterprising ​individuals who ​seizeresponsibility and ​thinkstrategically.
(Definition of enterprising from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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