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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The new shop-keeper dropped the first solid result of her commercial enterprise into the till.
But the art of making and marketing it had at last been built up into a commercial enterprise. It was now a business, fighting for its life.
It had reached this point when Mr Merdle came home from his daily occupation of causing the British name to be more and more respected in all parts of the civilised globe capable of the appreciation of world-wide commercial enterprise and gigantic combinations of skill and capital.
It was that topsy-turvy product--an "exclusive" commercial enterprise. That is, it was a thing which paid not by attracting people, but actually by turning people away.
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.
Dr Sirgo's experience with public company leadership from development stage to commercial enterprise brings additional value to the present Board's expertise and experience.
The regulation of the commercial enterprise has a primary source the Civil Code [Article 3 paragraph (3)] and Law no.
22 July 2016 - UK-based property development company Hammerson plc has exchanged contracts for the sale of Manor Walks Shopping Centre, Cramlington in Northumberland to UK-based commercial and industrial real estate manager Arch Commercial Enterprise Ltd for USD 102.26m (GBP78m), the company said.
The TCC stipulates that one who is professionally engaged in intermediary activities regarding agreements and negotiations on behalf of a commercial enterprise -- while having no position within the cited commercial entity -- shall be deemed an agent under Turkish law.
Result is a spiky, smartly packaged commercial enterprise as sure to score with mainstream audiences as it is to irk the cognoscenti.
I NOTE with interest the views of those supporting the building of a commercial enterprise on Castle Hill.

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