Complete Definition of "enterprise"

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Pronunciation
audio|en-us-enterprise.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology
From MF. entreprise|enterprise.
ME < OFr term|entreprise < feminine past participle of term|entreprendre||to undertake < term|entre||in between + term|prendre < Latin term|prehendere, see term|prehensile

Noun
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  1. an undertaking or project, especially a daring and courageous one
  2. a willingness to undertake new or risky projects; energy and initiative
  3. an active participation in projects
  4. a company, business, organization, or other purposeful endeavor

Translations
trans-top|Undertaking, especially a daring and courageous one
Czech: podnik m
Danish: bedrift
German: Unterfangen n
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Portuguese: empreendimento
Slovene: podvig m
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trans-top|Willingness to undertake projects, energy and initiative
Danish: foretagsomhed, initiativ
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Japanese: 冒険心 (bōkenshin)
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trans-top|Company, business, organization, or endeavor
Czech: podnik m
Danish: virksomhed, foretagende
Dutch: onderneming f
French: entreprise f
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German: Unternehmen n
Italian: impresa f
Japanese: 企業 (kigyō), 事業 (jigyō)
Slovene: podjetje n
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Derived terms
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