from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. Doctor of Business Administration
  • abbr. doing business as

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • database analyst
  • database administrator
  • doing business as, usually dba.
  • Doctor of Business Administration
  • daily benefit amount

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (law) a name under which a corporation conducts business that is not the legal name of the corporation as shown in its articles of incorporation


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  • I have a lot of experience working with JavaScript and XHTML / CSS, very comfortable doing frontend and backend development, as well as database work (although, I don't want to use the term DBA). full roast blend

  • No, jmo. $135k/year (if that’s what an Oracle DBA is paid these days, which I doubt) is a decent wage. $100 million/year is a ripoff, robbery.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Wage Stagnation Debate

  • It's being exacerbated by the collapse of the USD, too, as any investor can speculate on grains by investing in DBA.

    Canadian Silver Bug - April Musings

  • The DBA is a nonprofit corporation organized to promote the businesses of downtown. - Local News

  • The Database Administrator (aka DBA) is the most stable job in the IT world.

  • In some states, the DBA is a state-level filing, while in others it's a county filing. llinois requires that the assumed name be filed with the County Clerk of the county in which you will be doing business. Entrepreneurs

  • DBA, which is NOT built around "total return swaps" like other inverse / leveraged funds, is essentially a basket of futures contracts - primarily wheat, corn and soybeans, with sugar thrown in for good measure.

    China Stocks News and Analysis from Seeking Alpha

  • Among the top 10 stories on the DBA was the tragedy of motor racing legend Peter Brock's death in a WA rally on September 8, 2006.

    WA Business News - Latest News

  • The only mini games we seem to easily play are the ones that run quickly and are easy to set up and take down such as DBA, HOTT and hopefully now ASQL.

    GAMING NEWS: The Revenge of Dick! And Kimbo! (5 April 2006)!

  • I was pretty sure my fictitious business name DBA was not up for renewal but logged-in to the County Recorder’s web site and did a Fictitious Business Name search for my company name to see what the official records showed.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Scam Alert: Board of Business Compliance


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