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business

1. an industrial, commercial, or professional operation; purchase and sale of goods and services
2. a commercial or industrial establishment, such as a firm or factory
3. commercial activity; dealings (esp in the phrase do business)
4. volume or quantity of commercial activity
5. commercial policy or procedure
6. Theatre an incidental action, such as lighting a pipe, performed by an actor for dramatic effect
7. a group of ferrets
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Ric Garrison, and businessman Johnny Zamrzla, owner of Western Pacific Roofing in Palmdale.
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CEO of Americana Egypt Group Moataz Al-Alfi told Daily News Egypt at the time: "Any businessman becomes worried as for instance the shares of those businessmen in the stock market were subsequently negatively affected, which later affects confidence in the market.
Authorities were also investigating a third case of usury reported by the businessman, involving a police officer, 38, who has been suspended.
On the occasion KPCCI president Faud Ishaq, senior vice president Maqsood Anwar Pervez, vice president Haji Iqbal Khan Afridi, former president of KPCCI and executive members and businessman community were present.
An underage girl was detained in Talas by police on suspicion of committing attack on businessman Raikan Alkanov, AKIpress was told in the Interior Ministry.
Abdul Wakil, another businessman, said the government did not focus to promote the pine nuts business in Paktika.
A mainland businessman lost a shopping bag containing a HK$1 million blue diamond at Hong Kong International Airport.
The imminent visit of HM the King to India is seen as extremely important in strengthening bilateral relations between the two friendly countries, businessman the Chairman of the Bahraini-Indian Society Mohammed Dadhabai said.

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