Etymology: From 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)
- 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
- a company, business, organization, or other purposeful endeavor
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