American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A man engaged in business. See Usage Note at man.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. a person employed in a business at a managerial level, especially an executive or proprietor.
- n. a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
- business + -man (Wiktionary)
“One of the things I brought to my management style as a businessman is the importance of rewarding employees for a job well done.”
“They may have grown uncomfortable because what -- what they did is say, ` You can't use an FBI recorder, but your witness can use his '-- what they called his businessman's recorder.”
“We forget, however, that the businessman is also a citizen.”
“Another facet of Government administration that would strike a businessman is the amount of committee work in the decision-making processes.”
“The 27-year-old Londoner was hired by Sir Alan on what she described as the businessman's”
“NEW YORK (AP) — A New York businessman is launching a new kosher tequila in time for Cinco de Mayo.”
“No businessman is going to add idle capacity (wither people or plant equipment) just because they got a tax cut.”
“Not the people of Portland, but a private businessman from a very unethical family, and a small gang of violent hooligans who have publicly threatened all who have spoken the facts about this deal.”
“You never know where a subsequent great businessman is starting to come from.”
“Tops among them was Wisconsin businessman Ron Johnson, who pulled in $3.3 million in the third quarter, including about $2 million in September alone.”
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