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business 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈbiznis/,
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businesses, plural;
  1. A person's regular occupation, profession, or trade
    • - she had to do a lot of smiling in her business
    • - are you here on business?
  2. An activity that someone is engaged in
    • - what is your business here?
  3. A person's concern
    • - this is none of your business
    • - the neighbors make it their business to know all about you
  4. Work that has to be done or matters that have to be attended to
    • - government business
    • - let's get down to business
  5. The practice of making one's living by engaging in commerce
    • - the world of business
    • - whom do you do business with in Manila?
    • - the business community
    • - the jewelry business
  6. Trade considered in terms of its volume or profitability
    • - how's business?
  7. A commercial house or firm
    • - a catering business
  8. An affair or series of events, typically a scandalous or discreditable one
    • - they must be told about this blackmailing business
  9. A group of related or previously mentioned things
    • - use carrots, cauliflower, and broccoli, and serve the whole business hot
  10. Actions other than dialogue performed by actors
    • - a piece of business
  11. A scolding; harsh verbal criticism
    • - the supervisor really gave him the business

  1. a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it; "he bought his brother's business"; "a small mom-and-pop business"; "a racially integrated business concern"
  2. commercial enterprise: the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
  3. occupation: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
  4. a rightful concern or responsibility; "it's none of your business"; "mind your own business"
  5. an immediate objective; "gossip was the main business of the evening"
  6. the volume of commercial activity; "business is good today"; "show me where the business was today"
  7. A business (also known as acompany, enterprise, and firm') is a legally recognized organization designed to provide goods or services, or both, to consumers, businesses and governmental entities. Businesses are predominant in capitalist economies. Most businesses are privately owned. ...
  8. Business is the debut EP from New Jersey, Pop-Rock band Jet Lag Gemini, Official Website. Recorded in Madison, NJ at Northshore Studios when two of the band members were still 15 years old, the EP was released June 6, 2006 on Doghouse Records.
  9. Business (Би́знес; Бізнес))is a Russian-language business weekly in Ukraine. For circulation and advertising volume of the biggest business newspaper in Ukraine. Published on Mondays.
  10. A business route (occasionally city route) in the United States and Canada is a short special route connected to a parent numbered highway at its beginning, then routed through the central business district of a nearby city or town, and finally reconnecting with the same parent numbered highway ...
  11. "Business" is a song by the rapper Eminem, released in 2003 as a single internationally, except in the U.S.. It was from his worldwide hit album, The Eminem Show, which was released in 2002. In the song, Eminem talks about him and Dr. ...
  12. The Business are an English Oi!/punk rock band formed in 1979 in Lewisham, South London. Their album Suburban Rebels became influential in the Oi! movement. ...
  13. A specific commercial enterprise or establishment; A person's occupation, work, or trade; Commercial, industrial, or professional activity; The volume or amount of commercial trade; One's dealings; patronage; Private commercial interests taken collectively; The management of commercial ...
  14. (Businesses) Both large and small, can use the web to reach new customers. Many people begin their search for goods and services on the internet. A website is like your business card or your yellow pages ad but so much more. ...
  15. (Businesses) are entities formed for the purpose of carrying on commercial enterprise. Such organizations are often established via legal systems that recognize certain contracts, property rights, and production mergers.^[1] Generally, there are five main types of business units recognized:
  16. Show business in general; more specifically, Hollywood moviemaking and television business.
  17. An enterprise, commercial entity, or firm in either the private or public sector, concerned with providing products or services to satisfy customer requirements.
  18. Movements or activity used by the actors to reinforce their character.
  19. Any undertaking for the purpose of profit, including any interest in any such undertaking.
  20. A continuous and regular activity that has income or profit as its primary purpose.
  21. The term for a group of ferrets.
  22. For properties using Quantcast Measurement, this information includes if an audience tends to visit properties from home or work and if from work, what size company. See Reading Our Reports.
  23. Commercial and industrial businesses seeking information about project financing options and the tax equity market.
  24. School of. Queen's School of Business traces its origins to the establishment of a Commerce program at the university in 1919 ñ the first such program in Canada and the second in the Commonwealth. ...
  25. A contractor, subcontractor, supplier, consultant, or provider of technical, administrative, or physical services organized as a sole proprietorship, partnership, association, corporation, or other entity formed for the purpose of doing business for profit.