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business

Drug slang
A regional term for injection paraphernalia.

Vox populi
(1) Any particular occupation or employment engaged in for livelihood or gain, such as agriculture, trade, art or profession.
(2) Financial dealings; buying and selling; commercial traffic, mercantile transactions.

business

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business

a commercial enterprise trading in goods or services which incurs expenditure, earns income and trades, hopefully, at a profit.

business directory
lists the names of all businesses operating in a particular area as an aid to consumers. It is now customary to list professional practices in the same directory.
business names
must be registered with a statutory bureau which controls the use of all business names and with the professional registering authority. Both of these organizations are tightly selective of the names that can be used. In the veterinary profession they are literally practice names.
business nuisance
anything done which interferes with the reasonable use of a person's business premises, e.g. traffic blocking access, noise or smell offensive to customers or workers, health risks because of poor sanitation or hygiene.

Patient discussion about business

Q. How do people with Bipolar Disorder make it in today's business world? It's competitive, and it seems stability/happiness is out of reach because being bipolar you feel are out of touch.

A. There are jobs you can manage- being a writer (if you have the gift), being a freelancer, nothing you need to commit for more then few months a year. And if you take the meds and they are helping- just keep taking them.

More discussions about business
References in classic literature ?
But Tom couldn't get the hang on 't; and he spiled so many for me, that I had to break off with him, though he was a good-hearted fellow, and as fair a business hand as is goin'"
And you will see how truly I spoke of myself just now, in saying I had no feelings, and that all the relations I hold with my fellow-creatures are mere business relations, when you reflect that I have never seen you since.
Holmes, who was running a burglar-alarm business in Boston, proposed that a few telephones be linked to his wires.
Business is business, and should be done in a business way.
Now, put it in a business form, what can I do for you?
All the money we have between us is in my business, and we've got no rich friends or anything of that sort.
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.
He confessed that he never made any profits out of his quarry, and this, in spite of the enormous volume of business that had been caused by the destruction of San Francisco by the big earthquake.
Stated briefly, the business of the firm was of the widely miscellaneous sort.
When you come home you sit down in a sober, contemplative, not uncharitable frame of mind, and apply yourself to your books or your business.
Levin had, moreover, to transact in Kashin some extremely important business relating to the wardship of land and to the receiving of certain redemption money for his sister, who was abroad.
It's all big business now, an' we're the small potatoes.