Definition of Business enterprise
1. Noun. The activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects. "Computers are now widely used in business"
Examples of category: Overcapitalisation, Overcapitalization, Operation, Business, Administration, Disposal, Establishment, Gambling Den, Gambling Hell, Gambling House, Gaming House, Astuteness, Perspicaciousness, Perspicacity, Shrewdness, Celluloid, Cinema, Film, Business People, Businesspeople, Business, Business Sector, Chain, Business, Business Concern, Business Organisation, Business Organization, Concern, Capitalist, Copartner, Player, Bankroll, Roll, Doldrums, Stagnancy, Stagnation, Privatise, Privatize, Dull, Slow, Sluggish, Hostile, Tangible, Intangible
Specialized synonyms: Tourism, Touristry, Fishing, Butchering, Butchery, Storage, Industry, Manufacture, Field, Field Of Operation, Line Of Business, Employee-owned Business, Employee-owned Enterprise, Finance, Discount Business, Real-estate Business, Advertising, Publicizing, Publication, Publishing, Printing, Packaging, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Factory Farm, Building, Construction, Shipping, Transport, Transportation, Venture
Generic synonyms: Commerce, Commercialism, Mercantilism
Terms within: Business Activity, Commercial Activity
Group relationships: Market, Market Place, Marketplace
Lexicographical Neighbors of Business Enterprise
Literary usage of Business enterprise
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the United States by Mary Ritter Beard, Charles Austin Beard (1921)
"Released from the hampering interference of the Southern planters and the confusing issues of the slavery controversy, business enterprise sprang forward to ..."
2. Marvels of the New West: A Vivid Portrayal of the Stupendous Marvels in the by William Makepeace Thayer (1887)
"Whatever may be said of the immoralities and corruption of the Mormon system, as a business enterprise it is conceded to >be a marvel. ..."
3. Public Ownership of Telephones on the Continent of Europe by Arthur Norman Holcombe (1911)
"It is this courage du capital, as the French phrase it, or the spirit of business enterprise, as we employ the term, that has taken over from the medieval ..."
4. Readings on the Relation of Government to Property and Industry by Samuel Peter Orth (1915)
"business enterprise AND THE LAW BY GILBERT HOLLAND MONTAGUE, OF THE NEW YORK BAR (From the North American Review, November. 1910) From the end of the Civil ..."
5. Financial Services Reform: Congressional Hearing edited by Michael G. Oxley (1999)
"A. Have 80% (or another high percent) of such capital or revenues in one particular financial business ("Dominant business enterprise"); or 3. ..."