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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 ?
Bell invented the telephone; Watson constructed it; Sanders financed it; Hubbard introduced it; and Vail put it on a business basis.
The new General Manager had, of course, no experience in the telephone business.
Vail left the post office service to establish the telephone business.
We have the only original telephone patents," he wrote; "we have organized and introduced the business, and we do not propose to have it taken from us by any corporation.
For you to acknowledge that you cannot compete with his influence when you make it your special business, is hardly the thing.
Next, having encouraged his thoroughly alarmed agents, Vail proceeded to build up a definite business policy.
His central idea, from the first, was not the mere leasing of telephones, but rather the creation of a Federal company that would be a permanent partner in the entire telephone business.
Railroad companies offered Vail a salary that was higher and sure, if he would superintend their mail business.
Then, in the very midnight of this depression, poor Bell returned from England, whither he and his bride had gone on their honeymoon, and announced that he had no money; that he had failed to establish a telephone business in England; and that he must have a thousand dollars at once to pay his urgent debts.
The general business situation had by this time become more settled, and in four months the company had twenty-two thousand telephones in use, and had reorganized into the National Bell Telephone Company, with $850,000 capital and with Colonel Forbes as its first President.
This reorganization put the telephone business into the hands of competent business men at every point.
Sean Hamilton, senior personal banker at Albina Community Bank in Portland, Oregon, the only minority-owned community development financial institution in the Pacific Northwest, says that having separate accounts is a smart business practice.