Translation of "business" - English-French dictionary


noun /ˈbiznis/

occupation; buying and selling

métier; affaire(s)
Selling china is my business
The shop does more business at Christmas than at any other time.

a shop, a firm

He owns his own business.


Make it your business to help him
Let’s get down to business (= Let’s start the work etc that must be done).
businesslike adjective

practical; alert and prompt

sérieux, professionnel
He adopted a businesslike approach to the problem
She is very businesslike.
businessman noun (feminine businesswoman)

a person who makes a living from some form of trade or commerce, not from one of the professions.

homme/femme d’affaires
on business

in the process of doing business or something official.

pour affaires
She often has to travel abroad on business.

(Translation of “business” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)