line of business

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Synonyms for line of business

a particular kind of commercial enterprise

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David could invent delightful things in the way of drop-cakes, and he had the widest views of the sugar department; but in other directions he certainly felt hampered by the want of knowledge and practical skill; and the world is so inconveniently constituted, that the vague consciousness of being a fine fellow is no guarantee of success in any line of business.
He had been guided in the selection of this peculiar line of business by an instinctive leaning towards shady transactions, where money is picked up easily.
There never was such another drunken madman in that line of business, I hope.
I was glad to give her a sufficient sum to set her up in a good line of business, and so get decently rid of her.
It is intended to ensure that benefits provided by an employer in a separate line of business do not unduly disadvantage non-highly compensated employees or unduly advantage highly compensated employees regardless of the concentration of highly compensated employees in the separate line of business.
The final regulations generally retain the objective tests from the proposed regulations for determining whether a line of business is operated separately.