business relation

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: relation - a relation between different business enterprises
relation - an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
customer, client - someone who pays for goods or services
competition - a business relation in which two parties compete to gain customers; "business competition can be fiendish at times"
clientage - relation of a client to a patron
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Clennam cheering him with a hearty co-operation, was a moral support to him, besides doing good service in his business relation.
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.
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.
I have not hesitated to furnish the reader with all these retrospective details, known to me through my business relations with Monsieur Robert Darzac.
Your relations with her are far more than business relations, no doubt; but a residue of business remains in them, and business is business ever.
And yet you compromise me by coming here and so showing that there are business relations between us.
Hantzis, however, had no business relation to Boston, and the court thought that the doctrine had no application "where the taxpayer has no business connection with his usual place of residency.
Patel, IACC president-elect; Kevin Parikh, IACC business relation director; Anil Sakhuja, IACC treasurer and chairperson-elect; and Chamber Chairman Richard E.
When our correspondent asked for the business implications of the said judgment from PTCL, they said that the said dispute may affect their business relation with M/S ZTE Pakistan once the final verdict comes from the SC or the custom officials themselves.
This Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Saab and Terma forms a good basis to bring together the expertise of the two parties resulting in good value for potential customers and also to sound and profitable business relations between the parties.
MWWM and NicStic have mutually cancelled their legal proceedings and severed all business relations.

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