commercial enterprise


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Noun1.commercial enterprise - an enterprise connected with commerce
co-op, cooperative - a jointly owned commercial enterprise (usually organized by farmers or consumers) that produces and distributes goods and services and is run for the benefit of its owners
enterprise - an organization created for business ventures; "a growing enterprise must have a bold leader"
industry - the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "each industry has its own trade publications"
2.commercial enterprise - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspectscommercial enterprise - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
overcapitalisation, overcapitalization - (business) too much capitalization (the sale of more stock than the business warrants)
tourism, touristry - the business of providing services to tourists; "Tourism is a major business in Bermuda"
operation - the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.); "her smooth operation of the vehicle gave us a surprisingly comfortable ride"
fishing - the occupation of catching fish for a living
butchering, butchery - the business of a butcher
storage - the commercial enterprise of storing goods and materials
manufacture, industry - the organized action of making of goods and services for sale; "American industry is making increased use of computers to control production"
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
business activity, commercial activity - activity undertaken as part of a commercial enterprise
business - the volume of commercial activity; "business is good today"; "show me where the business was today"
field of operation, line of business, field - a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "they are outstanding in their field"
market, marketplace, market place - the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold; "without competition there would be no market"; "they were driven from the marketplace"
employee-owned business, employee-owned enterprise - a commercial enterprise owned by the people who work for it
finance - the commercial activity of providing funds and capital
discount business - the business of selling merchandise at a discount
real-estate business - the business of selling real estate
publicizing, advertising - the business of drawing public attention to goods and services
publishing, publication - the business of issuing printed matter for sale or distribution
printing - the business of producing printed material for sale or distribution
packaging - the business of packing; "his business is packaging for transport"
agribusiness, agriculture, factory farm - a large-scale farming enterprise
building, construction - the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones; "their main business is home construction"; "workers in the building trades"
shipping, transport, transportation - the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
venture - a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit
administration, disposal - a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)
establishment - a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence
gambling den, gambling hell, gambling house, gaming house - a public building in which a variety of games of chance can be played (operated as a business)
astuteness, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, shrewdness - intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
cinema, film, celluloid - a medium that disseminates moving pictures; "theater pieces transferred to celluloid"; "this story would be good cinema"; "film coverage of sporting events"
business people, businesspeople - people who transact business (especially business executives)
business sector, business - business concerns collectively; "Government and business could not agree"
chain - (business) a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership
business, business concern, business organisation, business organization, concern - a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it; "he bought his brother's business"; "a small mom-and-pop business"; "a racially integrated business concern"
capitalist - a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)
copartner - a joint partner (as in a business enterprise)
player - an important participant (as in a business deal); "he was a major player in setting up the corporation"
bankroll, roll - a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.); "he shot his roll on a bob-tailed nag"
doldrums, stagnation, stagnancy - a state of inactivity (in business or art etc); "economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation"
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But the art of making and marketing it had at last been built up into a commercial enterprise.
It was that topsy-turvy product--an "exclusive" commercial enterprise.
The edifice -- originally projected on a scale adapted to the old commercial enterprise of the port, and with an idea of subsequent prosperity destined never to be realized -- contains far more space than its occupants know what to do with.
Contractor address : Commercial Enterprise, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
In the late 1980s, he and his brother formed a commercial enterprise in Kuwait.
Speaking at the conference Al Bulooki told executives from the US, Europe and Asia that ADAC's master plan for the airport would allow business and commercial enterprise to flourish.
Alphabetically arranged and presented An Encyclopedic Dictionary Of Women In Early Films, 1895-1930 is an impressive collection of profiles identifying the women who were important to the development of movie making as an art and as a commercial enterprise.
But "Africanizing" cyberspace is more than a commercial enterprise.

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