Translation of "business" - English-German dictionary


noun /ˈbiznis/

occupation; buying and selling

das Geschäft
Selling china is my business
The shop does more business at Christmas than at any other time.

a shop, a firm

das Geschäft
He owns his own business.


die Angelegenheit
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

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.

der/die Geschäftsmann/-frau
on business

in the process of doing business or something official.

She often has to travel abroad on business.

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