businessperson

businessperson
noun
a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
Syn: ↑bourgeois
Hypernyms: ↑capitalist
Hyponyms:

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ \ noun
: a person active in business

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/biz"nis perr'seuhn/, n.
a person regularly employed in business, esp. a white-collar worker, executive, or owner.
[1970-75, Amer.; BUSINESS(MAN) + -PERSON]
Usage. See -person.

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busˈinessman, busˈinesswoman or busˈinessperson noun
Someone engaged in commercial or industrial business, esp as a manager
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Main Entry:business

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businessperson UK [ˈbɪznəsˌpɜː(r)s(ə)n] US [ˈbɪznəsˌpɜrs(ə)n] noun [countable] [singular businessperson plural businesspeople [ˈbɪznəsˌpiːp(ə)l] [ˈbɪznəsˌpip(ə)l]]
someone who works in business, especially a manager
Thesaurus: general words for business people and managershyponym

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