Definition of Business lunch

1. Noun. Lunch (usually at a restaurant) where business is discussed and the cost is charged as a business expense.

Generic synonyms: Dejeuner, Lunch, Luncheon, Tiffin

Definition of Business lunch

1. Noun. Lunch where business is discussed, which can be written off as a business expense. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Business Lunch

business ethics
business executive
business expense
business firm
business hours
business index
business intelligence
business interruption insurance
business leader
business letter
business life
business line
business loan
business logic
business lunch (current term)
business model
business news
business office
business organisation
business organization
business park
business people
business plan
business plans
business record
business relation
business relationship
business school
business sector

Literary usage of Business lunch

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Practical Hotel Steward by John Tellman (1913)
"business lunch. Cream of chicken, Soubise or English beef broth Baked lake trout, Italienne Boiled beef tongue, with spinach Boast pork, apple sauce Boast ..."

2. Culture Agencies of a Typical Manufacturing Group: South Chicago by John Morris Gillette (1901)
"Population of seventeenth ward - - - - 20713 Number of saloons ------ 163 Number of saloons with free lunch - - - 111 Number of saloons with business lunch ..."

3. U. S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the People's edited by Christopher Cox (1999)
"... Shen Jun, who was living in Canada at the time, attended a business lunch with his father where he was introduced to Frank Taormina of Hughes. ..."

4. Substitutes for the Saloon by Calkins, Raymond, Committee of Fifty for the Investigation of the Liquor Problem (1901)
"Besides the free lunch, many saloons serve what is called a business lunch, or a commercial lunch ; that is, upon payment of five or ten cents a man obtains ..."

5. Harper's Chicago and the World's Fair by Julian Ralph (1892)
"out, as is shown by the sign, " business lunch—quick and cheap." But the visitor's heart warms to the town when he sees its parks and its homes. ..."

6. The Personality of American Cities by Edward Hungerford (1913)
"He sees you to the subway — gives you a fine warm grasp of his strong hand — and plunges back into the great and grinding machine of business. Lunch in your ..."

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