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Synonyms for business

Synonyms for business

commercial, industrial, or professional activity in general

the commercial transactions of customers with a supplier

something that concerns or involves one personally

something to be done, considered, or dealt with

Synonyms for business

the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects

a rightful concern or responsibility

an immediate objective

customers collectively

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incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect

References in classic literature ?
My strict integrity, economy, and rigorous business habits, here again came into play.
The Assault-and-Battery business, into which I was now forced to adventure for a livelihood, was somewhat ill-adapted to the delicate nature of my constitution; but I went to work in it with a good heart, and found my account here, as heretofore, in those stern habits of methodical accuracy which had been thumped into me by that delightful old nurse -- I would indeed be the basest of men not to remember her well in my will.
Soon afterwards, Holmes took his telephones out of the banks, and started a real telephone business among the express companies of Boston.
He decided that the time had come to organize the business, so he created a simple agreement which he called the "Bell Telephone Association." This agreement gave Bell, Hubbard and Sanders a three-tenths interest apiece in the patents, and Watson one-tenth.
Guest and myself to make some acknowledgment of the service you've been to us; and, backed by your general conduct and business ability, it has made us determine on giving you a share in the business,--a share which we shall be glad to increase as the years go on.
Guest and you, sir; of course I feel the most indebted to you , who first took me into the business, and have taken a good deal of pains with me since."
Our relations were business relations, but confidential.
These are mere business relations, miss; there is no friendship in them, no particular interest, nothing like sentiment.
With his position in the City, he had only to go to the famous money-lending and discounting house of Bulpit Brothers--reported to "turn over" millions in their business every year--and to supply himself at once with the necessary funds.
The doors were open to the public; business had begun.
Now, put it in a business form, what can I do for you?
"I wonder you waste time coming over here on the spree when you've got a piece of business like that to look after.""I came over here," Mr.
Little business men, shopkeepers, and such ilk took what whack they could out of the product of the worker; but, after all, it was the large business men who formed the workers through the little business men.
It would not have been convenient for his other business. What his business was he did not say; but after his engagement to Winnie he took the trouble to get up before noon, and descending the basement stairs, make himself pleasant to Winnie's mother in the breakfast- room downstairs where she had her motionless being.
Mr Barnacle solemnly bent his head as who should say, 'I do not deny that it is a liberty; proceed to take another liberty, and let me know your business.'