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A person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for a business venture.
[French, from Old French, from entreprendre, to undertake; see enterprise.]
en′tre·pre·neur′i·al·ism, en′tre·pre·neur′ism n.
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|Adj.||1.||entrepreneurial - of or relating to an entrepreneur; "entrepreneurial risks"|
|2.||entrepreneurial - willing to take risks in order to make a profit|
enterprising - marked by imagination, initiative, and readiness to undertake new projects; "an enterprising foreign policy"; "an enterprising young man likely to go far"