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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of enterprise.


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  • We are the only country in the world who dont have it and thats only because we have even 'enterprised' the basic need,, health.

    Freshman Dem: Passing health care reform worth losing my seat

  • As the Clouds reach the enterprised, opportunities are clear [...]

    As Clouds Reach the Enterprise, Opportunities Are Clear

  • William Bradford, speaking in 1630 of the founding of the Plymouth Bay Colony, said that all great and honorable actions are accompanied with great difficulties, and both must be enterprised and overcome with answerable courage.

    Jerry Gordon Books » 2009 » July

  • "The combination of Oracle and Portal delivers the first end-to-end packaged enterprised software suite for the communications industry," said Oracle President Charles Phillips in the company's press release.

    Oracle-Portal Deal To Reach Peak Value In 2008

  • Perhaps we should never procure a new suit, however ragged or dirty the old, until we have so conducted, so enterprised or sailed in some way, that we feel like new men in the old, and that to retain it would be like keeping new wine in old bottles.


  • Bartholomew Close, and then turned round to another passage that goes into St. John Street; then, crossing into Smithfield, went down Chick Lane and into Field Lane to Holborn Bridge, when, mixing with the crowd of people usually passing there, it was not possible to have been found out; and thus I enterprised my second sally into the world.

    Moll Flanders

  • But to circle the earth, as the heavenly bodies do, was not done nor enterprised till these later times: and therefore these times may justly bear in their word, not only plus ultra, in precedence of the ancient non ultra, and imitabile fulmen, in precedence of the ancient non imitabile fulmen,

    The Advancement of Learning

  • He remarks, in his Memoirs, that of all his well advised actions, none proved so lucky in the execution, as what he had boldly enterprised, not by calculation, but upon the moment.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • In the which letter he gaue his malediction or curse to his children and successours, if they enterprised to besiege Rhodes.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Item, that all enterprises and exploits of discouering or landing to search Iles, regions, and such like, to be searched, attempted, and enterprised by good deliberation, and common assent, determined aduisedly.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation


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