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Business enterprise   /bˈɪznəs ˈɛntərprˌaɪz/   Listen
Business enterprise

The activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects.  Synonyms: business, commercial enterprise.

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"Business enterprise" Quotes from Famous Books

... the first efforts in an educational and business enterprise that has for three-quarters of a century called for the best exertions of many skilled men, and in their several forms these books have taken a conspicuous part in the education of millions of ...
— A History of the McGuffey Readers • Henry H. Vail

... becomes more marked and more difficult in the case of a man who is a manufacturer or a trader, the financier of business enterprise or the proprietor of great estates. The world is in need of manufactures and that goods should be distributed; land must be administered and new economic possibilities developed. The drift of things is in the direction ...
— God The Invisible King • Herbert George Wells

... remarkable feature about the whole of this extraordinary transaction was that there appeared to be no attempt at concealment. It was carried out as though it had been the most legitimate and ordinary business enterprise, to which no one could reasonably offer any sort of objection. The raiders did not think it necessary to wait for darkness, nor did they resort to any disguises. If they did not court publicity, they at least took no care to avoid it. They chose a time ...
— The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion, Volume 1 • John Charles Dent

... agricultural conditions, Cameroon has one of the best-endowed primary commodity economies in sub-Saharan Africa. Still, it faces many of the serious problems facing other underdeveloped countries, such as a top-heavy civil service and a generally unfavorable climate for business enterprise. Since 1990, the government has embarked on various IMF and World Bank programs designed to spur business investment, increase efficiency in agriculture, improve trade, and recapitalize the nation's banks. In ...
— The 2002 CIA World Factbook • US Government

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