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Business people   /bˈɪznəs pˈipəl/   Listen
Business people

People who transact business (especially business executives).  Synonym: businesspeople.

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"Business people" Quotes from Famous Books

... be drawn into the outgoing current, for their sons will be officials of the Society or employees of the Company "over there." Lawyers, doctors, technicians of every description, young business people—in fact, all Jews who are in search of opportunities, who now escape from oppression in their native country to earn a living in foreign lands—will assemble on a soil so full of fair promise. The daughters of the middle classes will marry these ambitious ...
— The Jewish State • Theodor Herzl

... was cut off with a shilling. However, he gave me a saloon passage to Melbourne, with an order on his agent in that city for 500. My lady's father also gave me letters of introduction to some friends in Sydney—business people. Fact was, they wanted ...
— Such is Life • Joseph Furphy

... who go to China. Much trouble has come during the past Summer from the organized boycott against American goods which has been started in China. The main factor in producing this boycott has been the resentment felt by the students and business people of China, by all the Chinese leaders, against the harshness of our law toward educated Chinamen of the professional and business classes. This Government has the friendliest feeling for China and desires China's well-being. We cordially ...
— Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present • Various

... and writhed feverishly, as if his limbs could not be in the right place. Lilly mended the fire, and sat down to write. Then he got up and went downstairs to unfasten the street door, so that the doctor could walk up. The business people had gone from their various holes, all the lower part of the tall house was ...
— Aaron's Rod • D. H. Lawrence

... propaganda is fatal to those who live by other people's work, who live by the profits they wring from labor, it excited intense opposition on the part of employers and business people of Centralia and about the time this hall was opened we will show you that people from Seattle, where they maintain their headquarters for these labor fights, came into Centralia and held meetings. I don't know what ...
— The Centralia Conspiracy • Ralph Chaplin

... having satisfied her curiosity as to how hazel eyes looked when angry she gave him a dazzling smile. "We love them like brothers, and that is a proof that we are not snobbish, for most of them are not of your or Mr. Gwynne's class—just middle-class business people at home." ...
— The Sisters-In-Law • Gertrude Atherton

Words linked to "Business people" :   commercial enterprise, people, businesspeople, business enterprise, business

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