Definition of Business people
1. Noun. People who transact business (especially business executives).
Category relationships: Business, Business Enterprise, Commercial Enterprise
Generic synonyms: People
Lexicographical Neighbors of Business People
Literary usage of Business people
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Parliamentary Debates: Official Report by Northern Ireland Parliament. House of Commons (1898)
"go Mr. SEDDON (Postmaster-General) ' said the office was not centrally situated for business people, but he might explain that the site was chosen about ..."
2. Eight Years in Canada: Embracing a Review of the Administrations of Lords by Richardson (John) (1847)
"Heartily responding, therefore, to the most business people, both in the States and in Canada, seem to make it a matter of rivalry to swallow their food in ..."
3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1920)
"Most business people are irresistably attracted to a business book ... They will give you as regular patrons the successful, business people of your town. ..."
4. Irish-American Historical Miscellany: Relating Largely to New York City and by John Daniel Crimmins (1905)
"... Pollocks, Constables, Lynches and Other Wealthy Captains of Industry—Interesting Brief Reference to Additional business people. Irish residents of New ..."
5. A Stake in Tomorrow: World Class Lessons in Partnershipby John Marsh by John Marsh (1998)
"Children hear conversations about those businesses, and probably have opportunities to visit with business people as they grow up. ..."