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noun (business)
  1. The exchange or buying and selling of commodities; esp. the exchange of merchandise, on a large scale, between different places or communities; extended trade or traffic.
  2. Social intercourse; the dealings of one person or class in society with another; familiarity.
"Fifteen years of thought, observation, and with the world had made him Bunyan wiser." -Macaulay.
  1. Sexual intercourse.
  2. A round game at cards, in which the cards are subject to exchange, barter, or trade.
verb (commerc, ing)
  1. (dated) To carry on trade; to traffic. Obs.
Beware you not with bankrupts. -B. Jonson.
  1. (dated) To hold intercourse; to commune.
Commercing with himself. -Tennyson.
Musicians ... taught the people in angelic harmonies to with heaven. -Prof. Wilson.
Etymology: From French, commerce.(Webster)


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