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show biz

n. Informal
Show business.

show′-biz′, show′biz′ (shō′bĭz′) adj.

show′ biz`


n.
Informal. show business.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.show biz - those involved in providing entertainment: radio and television and films and theatershow biz - 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
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