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Overview of noun business

The noun business has 9 senses? (first 7 from tagged texts)
1. (35) business, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisation

(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")

2. (20) commercial enterprise, business enterprise, business

(the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business")

3. (13) occupation, business, job, line of work, line

(the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business")

4. (12) business

(a rightful concern or responsibility; "it's none of your business"; "mind your own business")

5. (9) business

(an immediate objective; "gossip was the main business of the evening")

6. (7) business

(the volume of commercial activity; "business is good today"; "show me where the business was today")

7. (5) business, business sector

(business concerns collectively; "Government and business could not agree")

8. clientele, patronage, business

(customers collectively; "they have an upper class clientele")

9. business, stage business, byplay

(incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect; "his business with the cane was hilarious")

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