from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One engaged in business. See Usage Note at man.
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- n. A person in business or one who works at a commercial institution.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
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If you call a businessperson evil for making profit, who will be left to produce your high living standards that you have grown accustomed to?
If you call a businessperson evil for making profit, who will be left to produce......
A certain kind of businessperson, I suspect, will buy Where Good Ideas Come From in order to learn to how to come up with a killer business idea, bring it to market, and clean up financially.
For many, the word "businessperson" connotes men in white shirts and stranglehold neckties.
What kind of businessperson would want to travel to Italy when they prosecute individuals for supervisory responsibility of departments that have made a diligent, good faith effort to comply with the local laws from 10,000 miles away?
"People can't hold hands with their partner, can't shake hands with a businessperson, they have to change shirts two or three times a day, stuff paper towels under their arms."
Whether or not that is true is irrelevant to the fact that if you become any kind of entrepreneur or businessperson, you're certain to deal with China.
So I always say to people in terms of going out and being of this world—be it business, politics, nonprofit or whatever—it actually makes you a better businessperson.
"I'm an English teacher, not a businessperson," says Ms. Shaffert.
Next Time Newt or any other right wing dimbulb invites a successful businessperson with a thinly veiled invite seeking their money they should search their business background.
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