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"entrepreneur" in British English

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entrepreneurnoun [C]

uk   /ˌɒn.trə.prəˈnɜːr/  us   /ˌɑːn.trə.prəˈnɝː/
someone who ​startstheir own ​business, ​especially when this ​involvesseeing a new ​opportunity: He was one of the entrepreneurs of the 80s who made ​theirmoney in ​property.
entrepreneurial
adjective uk   /-ˈnɜː.ri.əl/  us   /-ˈnɝː.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)

"entrepreneur" in American English

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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 ​operatingalone in the ​businessworld, esp. when it ​involves taking ​risks: He’s an entrepreneur who made his ​money in ​computersoftware.
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: aninternet/​e-commerce/​dotcom entrepreneur aproperty/​retail/​technology entrepreneur awealthy/​successful/​talented entrepreneur
(Definition of entrepreneur from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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