unbusinesslike love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not businesslike.

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  • adjective Not businesslike.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ businesslike

Examples

  • They make organizational health - such a mushy, unbusinesslike topic!

    Liz Ryan: Putting The 'Human' Back In HR, Part Two

  • She shook her head, and declined to answer, at the same time looking at the door as if to intimate that it was time for this unbusinesslike conversation to end.

    Chapter XVII

  • Its rulebook stipulates that the "use of profane, obscene or unbusinesslike language on the trading floor" could result in a fine.

    George Carlin Never Would've Cut It at the New Goldman Sachs

  • I was swiftly scolded for my tone: “unbusinesslike, unmannerly, and just plain unaesthetic.”

    Scents & Sensibility

  • I was swiftly scolded for my tone: “unbusinesslike, unmannerly, and just plain unaesthetic.”

    Scents & Sensibility

  • 'Talent' is not really an appropriate word to use to describe business skills, because it is loaded with very unbusinesslike meaning, with obvious associations with artists, musicians and sports stars.

    Is talent really in short supply?

  • 'Talent' is not really an appropriate word to use to describe business skills, because it is loaded with very unbusinesslike meaning, with obvious associations with artists, musicians and sports stars.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • When the largest players in the largest financial markets make unbusinesslike decisions, they can badly distort markets.

    The Sovereign Wealth Solution

  • Interestingly Lord Guthrie wondered aloud at the given reason for his departure: he opined that the real reason might well be Lord Drayson's considerable frustration at the incoherent, unstructured and unbusinesslike approach to defence procurement.

    Retread Procured for Defence

  • Interestingly Lord Guthrie wondered aloud at the given reason for his departure: he opined that the real reason might well be Lord Drayson's considerable frustration at the incoherent, unstructured and unbusinesslike approach to defence procurement.

    Archive 2007-11-04

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