I (business establishment) noun business, company, corporation, establishment, firm, house, institution, organization associated concepts: partnership, proprietorship II (interest) noun anxiety, attention, care, concernment, consequence, consideration, disquietude, importance, regard, solicitude, sollicitudo, uneasiness, worry III (care) verb administer to, attend, attend to, be mindful, be vigilant, be watchful, check, consider, curare, devote oneself to, direct the attention to, examine intently, foster, give attention, give one's attention, keep, look after, mind, minister to, pay attention to, regard, respect, safeguard, take care of, take into consideration, take note of, tend, watch IV (involve) verb absorb, affect, appertain to, apply, attinere, be a factor, be applicable to, be interdependent with, be involved, be one of, be pertinent to, be related to, be relevant, deal with, embody, embrace, enclasp, entail, have a bearing on, have a connection, have a reference, have a relation, have interrelationship with, immerse, influence, interest, pertain to, pertinere, refer to, regard, relate to, respect, stand in relation, versari in re associated concepts: concerned in interest, concerning a matter of law, general state concern, local concern V index affinity (regard), agitate (perturb), appertain, apply (pertain), apprehension (fear), business (affair), business (commercial enterprise), calling, caution (vigilance), charge (custody), company (enterprise), consideration (sympathetic regard), corporation, devote, diligence (care), discretion (quality of being discreet), enterprise (economic organization), fear, firm, house, importance, institute, interest, magnitude, market (business), matter (subject), misgiving, mission, object, part (role), pertain, position (business status), profession (vocation), prudence, pursuit (occupation), purview, qualm, refer (direct attention), regard (attention), relate (establish a connection), relevance, remorse, scruple, significance, store (business), trade (occupation), undertaking (enterprise)

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