business activity

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: activity - activity undertaken as part of a commercial enterprisebusiness activity - activity undertaken as part of a commercial enterprise
endeavor, endeavour, enterprise - a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness); "he had doubts about the whole enterprise"
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
operation - a business especially one run on a large scale; "a large-scale farming operation"; "a multinational operation"; "they paid taxes on every stage of the operation"; "they had to consolidate their operations"
business - the volume of commercial activity; "business is good today"; "show me where the business was today"
wash - any enterprise in which losses and gains cancel out; "at the end of the year the accounting department showed that it was a wash"
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So soon does the soul outgrow its mansions that after once seeing Milltown her fancy ran out to the future sight of Portland; for that, having islands and a harbor and two public monuments, must be far more beautiful than Milltown, which would, she felt, take its proud place among the cities of the earth, by reason of its tremendous business activity rather than by any irresistible appeal to the imagination.
I miss my business activity. You see, I began to earn my living when I was almost a baby, and until a few months ago I have never had my hand off the plow.
Earlier this month, the FBR had served notices to as many as 228 garment shops and boutiques on paying no tax despite 'having booming business activity.'
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SION BARRY Business editor FIRMS in Wales experienced a rise in business activity in June, according to the latest Purchasing Managers' Index survey from NatWest.
The headline West Midlands Business Activity Index registered 50.7 in May, down from 52.6 in April and its lowest in four months.
Strong growth in business activity and new orders was sustained, while extra staff were hired at the fastest pace in one year.
Friday hailed the federal budget as business friendly, saying the government has always promoted business activity in the country.
London: Business activity advanced across all United Kingdom regions in November, led by strong growth in the North West of England and Wales, as per the latest Lloyds Bank Regional Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI).
He called on the Centaurus management to avoid charging the fee as it would increase their business activity.
BUSINESS activity fell in the North East for the first time in a year last month, recent research from banking giant Lloyds has shown.

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