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English definition of “big business”

big business

noun [U]
 
 
ACTIVITY an activity that makes a lot of money: Football has become big business.Earning money and money earned
COMPANY large, powerful businessesBusinesses and enterprises
(Definition of big business from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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