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entrepreneurnoun [C]

uk   /ˌɒn.trə.prəˈnɜːr/  us   /ˌɑːn.trə.prəˈnɝː/
someone who starts their own business, especially when this involves seeing a new opportunity: He was one of the entrepreneurs of the 80s who made their money in property.
entrepreneurial
adjective uk   /ˌɒn.trə.prəˈnɜː.ri.əl/  us   /ˌɑːn.trə.prəˈnʊr.i.əl/
She'll make money - she's got that entrepreneurial spirit.
(Definition of entrepreneur from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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entrepreneurnoun [C]

 us   /ˌɑn·trə·prəˈnɜr, -ˈnʊər/
a person who attempts to make a profit by starting a company or by operating alone in the business world, esp. when it involves taking risks: He’s an entrepreneur who made his money in computer software.
entrepreneurial
adjective  us   /ˌɑn·trə·prəˈnɜr·i·əl, -ˈnʊər-/
(Definition of entrepreneur from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"entrepreneur" in Business English

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entrepreneurnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌɒntrəprəˈnɜːr/
someone who makes money by starting their own business, especially when this involves seeing a new opportunity and taking risks: an internet/e-commerce/dotcom entrepreneur a property/retail/technology entrepreneur a wealthy/successful/talented entrepreneur
(Definition of entrepreneur from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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