business
I (affair) noun activity, concern, duty, interest, matter, mission, proceeding, proposition, responsibility, task, undertaking foreign phrases:
- Allena negotia exacto officio geruntur. — The business of another is to be carried out with particular care
- Constitutum esse earn domum unicuique nostrum debere existimari, ubi quisque sedes et tabulas haberet, suarumque rerum constitutionem fecisset. — It is established that the home of each of us is considered to be the place of his abode and books, and where he may have made an establishment of his business
- In suo quisque ne gotio hebetior est quam in alieno. — Everyone is more dull in his own business than in that of another
II (commerce) noun barter, buying and selling, commercial intercourse, dealings, exchange, industry, intercourse, merchandising, merchantry, production, trade, trading, traffic, transaction, ventures associated concepts: business address, business agent, business corporation, business crimes, business district, business done in state, business enterprise, business expenses, business hours, business interruption insurance, business invitees, business license, business losses, business name, business paper, business purposes, business records, business restrictions, business secrets, business situs, business trust, business venture, business visitor, doing business, good will of business, in the course of business, interference with business, ordinary course of business, transacting business foreign phrases:
- Ea quae raro accidunt non temere in agendis negotiis computantur. — Those things which rarely happen are not to be taken into account in the transaction of business without sufficient reason
III (commercial enterprise) noun cartel, combine, company, concern, corporation, establishment, firm, industry, manufacture, organization, private enterprise, shop, store, syndicate, venture IV (occupation) noun activity, avocation, calling, career, craft, duty, employment, endeavor, following, function, handicraft, job, line, livelihood, living, means of support, mission, office, practice, profession, pursuit, specialty, trade, undertaking, vocation, walk of life, work V index agenda, assignment (task), calling, career, commerce, commercial, company (enterprise), concern (business establishment), corporation, dealings, employment, enterprise (economic organization), firm, function, job, livelihood, mercantile, mission, occupation (vocation), office, position (business status), post, practice (professional business), profession (vocation), province, pursuit (occupation), trade (commerce), trade (occupation), transaction, undertaking (enterprise), venture, work (employment)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


business
n.
An occupation or commercial activity done to earn money; making money by engaging in commerce.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


business
Any activity carried on with the intent to make a profit or any enterprise engaged in such activity. A business does not have to have a formal organization; it can be a corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, or any other type of entity, ranging from a street peddler to General Motors.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → Business Accounting, Bookkeeping & Finances
Category: Business Cash Flow Problems & Bankruptcy
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → Business Name, Location & Licenses
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → Business Tax & Deductions
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → Buying or Selling a Business
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement → Taxes → Tax Audits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

business
For value added tax (VAT) purposes, the term "business" is not defined but is a broad concept which is wider than "trade" and seems to cover virtually any supply of goods and services for a consideration.
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Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

business
n.
   any activity or enterprise entered into for profit. It does not mean it is a company, a corporation, partnership, or has any such formal organization, but it can range from a street peddler to General Motors. It is sometimes significant to determine if an accident, visit, travel, meal or other activity was part of "business" or for pleasure or no particular purpose.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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