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English definition of “enterprise”

enterprise

noun
 
 
/ˈentəpraɪz/
BUSINESS [C] a business or organization: a state-owned enterpriseBusinesses and enterprises
PLAN [C] a difficult and important plan: Putting on the concert will be a joint enterprise between the two schools.Plans and arrangements
QUALITY [U] the quality of being enthusiastic and willing to do new and clever things, although there are risks involved: The venture shows imagination and enterprise. → See also free enterpriseBravery
(Definition of enterprise from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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