That which busies one, or that which engages the time, attention, or labor of any one, as his principal concern or interest, whether for a longer or shorter time; constant employment; regular occupation; as, the business of life; business before pleasure.
Any particular occupation or employment engaged in for livelihood or gain, as agriculture, trade, art, or a profession.
Financial dealings; buying and selling; traffic in general; mercantile transactions.
That which one has to do or should do; special service, duty, or mission.
Affair; concern; matter; -- used in an indefinite sense, and modified by the connected words.
The position, distribution, and order of persons and properties on the stage of a theater, as determined by the stage manager in rehearsal.
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death. Leonardo da Vinci
If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down. Ray Bradbury
Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. Abraham Lincoln
Government 'help' to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off. Ayn Rand
If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. Abraham Lincoln
business in Afrikaans is ding, saak, handel
business in Danish is handel, anliggende
business in Dutch is aangelegenheid, zaak, affaire, ding
business in Finnish is kauppa, asia
business in Italian is affare, affari, faccenda
business in Latin is negotium
business in Norwegian is forretning, anliggende
business in Spanish is negocio, comercio, cosas, comercial, negocios
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