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busi·ness·man

 (bĭz′nĭs-măn′)
n.
A man engaged in business. See Usage Note at chairman.

businessman

(ˈbɪznɪsˌmæn; -mən)
n, pl -men
(Professions) a person, esp a man, engaged in commercial or industrial business, esp as an owner or executive

busi•ness•man

(ˈbɪz nɪsˌmæn)

n., pl. -men.
a man regularly employed in business.
[1705–15]
usage: See -man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.businessman - a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)businessman - a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
amalgamator - a businessman who arranges an amalgamation of two or more commercial companies
arb, arbitrager, arbitrageur - someone who engages in arbitrage (who purchases securities in one market for immediate resale in another in the hope of profiting from the price differential)
big businessman, business leader, magnate, top executive, tycoon, baron, mogul, king, power - a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"
bourgeois, businessperson - a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
industrialist - someone who manages or has significant financial interest in an industrial enterprise
oilman - a person who owns or operates oil wells
operator - someone who owns or operates a business; "who is the operator of this franchise?"
owner, proprietor - (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business; "he is the owner of a chain of restaurants"
small businessman - a businessman who runs a business employing less than 100 people
suit - (slang) a businessman dressed in a business suit; "all the suits care about is the bottom line"
syndicator - a businessman who forms a syndicate
transactor - someone who conducts or carries on business or negotiations

businessman

businesswoman
noun executive, director, manager, merchant, capitalist, administrator, entrepreneur, tycoon, industrialist, financier, tradesman, homme d'affaires (French) a wealthy businesswoman
Translations
رَجُل أعْمالرَجُل الَأعْمال
obchodníkpodnikatel
forretningsmand
liikemiesbisnesmies
poslovni čovjek
üzletember
kaupsÿslumaîur
ビジネスマン
사업가
poslovnež
affärsman
นักธุรกิจชาย
doanh nhân

businessman

[ˈbɪznɪsmæn] N (businessmen (pl)) (gen) → hombre m de negocios; (= trader) → empresario m
see also small D

businessman

[ˈbɪznɪsmən ˈbɪznɪsmæn] nhomme m d'affairesbusiness park nparc m d'activitésbusiness partner nassocié(e) m/fbusiness people nplhommes mpl et femmes fpl d'affairesbusiness person nprofessionnel(le) m/fbusiness plan nplan m de développement, business plan mbusiness premises nlocaux mpl professionnelsbusiness school nécole f de commercebusiness sense n
to have business sense → avoir le sens des affairesbusiness studies nétudes fpl de commerce, études fpl commercialesbusiness titan nmagnat m des affairesbusiness trip nvoyage m d'affairesbusiness use nusage m professionnel
for business use only → réservé(e) à l'usage professionnel
the business use of sth → l'utilisation de qch à des fins professionnelles
You can claim a certain amount for business use of your home → Vous pouvez déduire une certaine somme pour l'utilisation de votre domicile à des fins professionnelles.business venture naffaire f
his first business venture → la première affaire qu'il a montée

businessman

[ˈbɪznɪsmən] n (-men (pl)) → uomo d'affari, imprenditore

business

(ˈbiznis) noun
1. occupation; buying and selling. Selling china is my business; The shop does more business at Christmas than at any other time.
2. a shop, a firm. He owns his own business.
3. concern. Make it your business to help him; Let's get down to business (= Let's start the work etc that must be done).
ˈbusinesslike adjective
practical; alert and prompt. a businesslike approach to the problem; She is very businesslike.
ˈbusinessmanfeminine ˈbusinesswoman noun
a person who makes a living from some form of trade or commerce, not from one of the professions.
on business
in the process of doing business or something official.

businessman

رَجُل الَأعْمال obchodník forretningsmand Geschäftsmann επιχειρηματίας empresario liikemies homme d’affaires poslovni čovjek uomo d’affari ビジネスマン 사업가 zakenman forretningsmann biznesmen homem de negócios предприниматель affärsman นักธุรกิจชาย iş adamı doanh nhân 商人
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