enterprise
en·ter·prise /'en-tər-ˌprīz/ n: an economic organization or activity; esp: a business organization

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

enterprise
I (economic organization) noun business, business establishment, commercial establishment, company, concern, corporate body, corporation, firm, house, industry, syndicate associated concepts: commercial enterprise, free enterprise, private enterprise II (undertaking) noun activity, adventure, attempt, campaign, cause, effort, endeavor, engagement, inceptum, job, occupation, operation, opus, plan, program, project, pursuit, scheme, task, undertaking, venture associated concepts: mutual enterprise III index act (undertaking), activity, calling, campaign, corporation, employment, endeavor, firm, industry (activity), industry (business), labor (exertion), livelihood, occupation (vocation), operation, project, pursuit (occupation), scheme, spirit, transaction, undertaking (business), venture, work (effort)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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