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Noun
/ˈentərˌprīz/,
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enterprises, plural;
  1. A project or undertaking, typically one that is difficult or requires effort
    • - a joint enterprise between French and Japanese companies
  2. Initiative and resourcefulness
    • - success came quickly, thanks to a mixture of talent, enterprise, and luck
  3. A business or company
    • - a state-owned enterprise
  4. Entrepreneurial economic activity


  1. a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness); "he had doubts about the whole enterprise"
  2. an organization created for business ventures; "a growing enterprise must have a bold leader"
  3. readiness to embark on bold new ventures
  4. Enterprise was a Continental Navy sloop-of-war that served in Lake Champlain during the American Revolutionary War. She is the first of a long and prestigious line of United States Navy ships to bear the name Enterprise.
  5. Enterprise (20 December 1776 – February 1777), was the second American ship to bear the name. She was a successful privateer before she was purchased for the Continental Navy in 1776. Commanded by Captain Joseph Campbell, the schooner Enterprise operated principally in Chesapeake Bay. ...
  6. The Enterprise, or Enterprize, was the first steamboat to demonstrate by her epic 2,200-mile voyage from New Orleans to Pittsburgh that steamboat commerce was practical on America's western rivers.
  7. The Enterprise was an early steamboat operating on the Willamette River in Oregon and also one of the first to operate on the Fraser River in British Columbia. This vessel should not be confused with the many other vessels, some of similar design, also named Enterprise. ...
  8. The Enterprise was a gas inflated aerostat built by Prof. Thaddeus S. C. Lowe along with his father Clovis in 1858. It was the second balloon built by Lowe at his Hoboken, N.J. ...
  9. Enterprise, formerly Minerva Accord, was a bus company which provided the Uni-link bus services under contract to the University of Southampton. It also provided the City-link service in Southampton, under a separate contract.
  10. A company, business, organization, or other purposeful endeavor; An undertaking or project, especially a daring and courageous one; A willingness to undertake new or risky projects; energy and initiative; an active participation in projects
  11. A production establishment, such as a plant or a factory; not to be confused with a privately owned, Western-style business.
  12. A group of departments, divisions, or companies which make up an entire business.
  13. An organization created to provide products and/or services to customers.
  14. A large-scale, organization wide computer network that may include web-based, client-server, and mainframe computing technologies.
  15. An area of common activity and goals within an organization or between several organizations, where information and other resources are exchanged.
  16. An enterprise network consists of collections of networks connected to each other over a geographically dispersed area. The enterprise network serves the needs of a widely distributed company and operates the company’s mission-critical applications.
  17. A company, business, firm, partnership, corporation, or governmental agency.
  18. For the purposes of this document, enterprise is defined as all state government entities in New York. ...
  19. all undertakings engaged in economic activity in the public and private sector, whatever their size, legal status or the economic sector in which they operate, including the social economy;
  20. Any large corporation, business or organization. The enterprise market can incorporate office buildings, manufacturing plants, warehouses and research and development facilities, as well as large colleges and universities.
  21. The Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) defines an enterprise as the minimum combination of legal entities that produce goods or services, and which to a certain degree has independent decision-making powers. In statistics, a legal entity is treated as an enterprise. ...
  22. A portion of a company that is related by a common interest in a product or group of products. An enterprise may also logically include a network of subcontractors involved in the common product. PDM systems are often applied across an enterprise.
  23. An organization that coordinates the operation of one or more processing sites. [800-82] (see also operation, process)
  24. (Betrieb) is continuous purposive activity
  25. An enterprise is the employer and legal entity of the Unemployment Insurance tax account. An enterprise may consist of one or more units.