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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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ADAC's participation in the Texas conference is part of its strategy to market opportunities for commercial enterprise and investment around the airport to a worldwide audience.
Some say that the proliferation of book groups is simply the result of a commercial enterprise, that it's just big business wanting consumers to do what they do best: buy--in this case, more books.
com is established as a commercial enterprise and as such includes advertising.
Along with their self-righteous theology, it is significant to note that Promise Keepers is preeminently a commercial enterprise.
Martin follows closely upon the work of Christine Heyrman in finding no necessary contradiction between Puritan culture and commercial enterprise (Commerce and Culture, 1984).
A commercial enterprise is started by investors who provide funds in exchange for an equity interest in the enterprise.
The court unanimously denied review of an appellate decision, issued in December, that Proposition 215 did not allow anyone to sell marijuana and did not allow a commercial enterprise to furnish marijuana.
No commercial enterprise has ever had one of its products or trademarked items displayed as blatantly on a U.

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