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Noun1.businessmen - the body of individuals who manage businessesbusinessmen - the body of individuals who manage businesses
profession - the body of people in a learned occupation; "the news spread rapidly through the medical profession"; "they formed a community of scientists"
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Caverly owned farms in Orange County that had been leased out for long periods (the lives of three persons named at the moment the lease was granted) but which were now about to revert to him--such long-term leases, in the Hudson Valley, led to the so-called anti-rent war that was breaking out at the time Cooper wrote this book; twelve and a half cents = an English shilling, still often used in conversation in America; nabobs = rich men (usually businessmen of recent affluence)}
These different people- businessmen, relations, and acquaintances alike- were all disposed to treat the young heir in the most friendly and flattering manner: they were all evidently firmly convinced of Pierre's noble qualities.
The misdemeanours court also dismissed the civil lawsuit lodged by the businessmen against K.
Summary: Tunis - Moroccan Economy Minister Salaheddine Mezouar called on Maghreb businessmen to set up an investment support fund for Maghreb enterprises.
A Saudi delegation of businessmen has arrived in Aden city to participate in the 3rd meeting of the Yemeni-Saudi Joint Businesses Council (YSJBC).
Argentinean diplomat hopes to develop direct commercial exchanges between Algerian and Argentinean businessmen " APS headline
Regardless of the verdict which will be issued by the Egyptian Criminal Court in the case of the murder of Lebanese singer Suzanne Tamim, in which former police officer Muhsen Al-Sukkari is charged with executing the murder, and businessman Hisham Talaat Mustafa is charged with arranging it, the truth is that the image of Egyptian businessmen in general has been considerably damaged.
Martinez left me wanting to know more about Slims everyday activities, his likes, his pastimes, his behavior toward employees, and his relationship with his family, politicians and businessmen.
Reports for businessmen Norman Huberman and Walter Prince were not yet on file, but they have said they raised only a few thousand dollars in the entire campaign.
Businessmen in central Trinidad are lobbying for arms to protect themselves in the wake of a spate of crime, including the recent reported kidnapping of gas station owner Kenneth Medford, reports The Trinidad Guardian (May 16, 2002).
Western businessmen have rushed to India and China bringing with them a range of new products, from cars to computer software, Coca-Cola to consumer magazines, McDonald's to power plants.

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