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show business

n.
The entertainment industry.

show business

n
(Theatre) the entertainment industry, including theatre, films, television, and radio. Informal term: show biz

show′ busi`ness


n.
the entertainment industry, as theater, motion pictures, television, radio, carnival, and circus.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.show business - those involved in providing entertainment: radio and television and films and theatershow business - those involved in providing entertainment: radio and television and films and theater
industry - the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "each industry has its own trade publications"
film industry, movie industry - the entertainment industries involved in producing and distributing movies
Translations
zábavní průmysl
showbusiness
viihdeala
šoubiznis
ショービジネス
쇼 비즈니스
nöjesbranschen
ธุรกิจการบันเทิง
ngành kinh doanh giải trí

show business

[ˈʃəʊˌbɪznɪs] show biz [ˈʃəʊˌbɪz] (fam) nmondo dello spettacolo

show business

عَالِمُ الِاسْتِعْراض zábavní průmysl showbusiness Showgeschäft βιομηχανία θεάματος mundo del espectáculo viihdeala industrie du spectacle šoubiznis industria dello spettacolo ショービジネス 쇼 비즈니스 showbusiness underholdningsbransje show-biznes mundo do espetáculo индустрия развлечений nöjesbranschen ธุรกิจการบันเทิง eğlence sektörü ngành kinh doanh giải trí 演艺界
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