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noun (es, -)
  1. (countable) a person's occupation, work, or trade
He is in the motor .
  1. (uncountable) commercial, industrial, or professional dealings
He's such a poor cook, I can't believe he's still in !
  1. (countable) (context, business) a specific commercial enterprise or establishment
I was left my father's .
  1. (uncountable) volume or amount of commercial trade
Business has been slow lately.
  1. (uncountable) commercial dealings; patronage
I shall take my elsewhere.
  1. (uncountable) something involving one personally
That's none of your .
  1. (uncountable) serious work or endeavour
Let's get down to .
  1. (uncountable) (context, slang, UK) something very good, top quality (possibly from the bee's knees)
the business
  1. (countable) The collective noun for a group of ferrets.
Etymology: (suffix, busy, ness)


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