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city (1990 pop. 20,123), Coffee co., SE Ala.; inc. 1896. It is a peanut-shipping center with many peanut-processing establishments. There are also lumber and textile mills and plants that make concrete. The region's diversified farming began after the boll weevil destroyed (1910–15) the cotton; in gratitude for the resulting prosperity, the city erected (1919) a monument to the boll weevil.


starship on 5-year mission to explore space. [Am. TV: Star Trek in Terrace]


a. initiative in business
b. (as modifier): the enterprise culture
2. a business unit; a company or firm


A business, generally a large one.


(1) Any undertaking or project, with the implication that it is of reasonable size and complexity.

(2) The entire organization, including all of its subsidiaries. It implies a large corporation or government agency, but it may also refer to a company of any size with many systems and users to manage. It depends on context. A corner candy store is "someone's enterprise." The terms "enterprise," "company," "corporation" and "organization" are used synonymously.

Enterprise Class
When one hears about an "enterprise class device," it means high-end equipment typically for the large organization. See enterprise computing, enterprise architecture and enterprise networking.
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McFate does not see mercenaries and enterprisers in the same light.
The main cause is that first, network loads and instability due to large traffic of smart TV eventually increase the burden of investment to an existing network business operator; second, smart TV enterprisers are an out-of-network usage charge burden, which is away from institutional equity.
46) In that context, the interviewees remained either economic operators or enterprisers, but their customers, being consumers, were neither.
government's role as an enterpriser and its role as an arbiter of
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Yet while the educational system has nailed the process of developing the best learners, America is still in the dark about cultivating gifted enterprisers.
He groups what he calls 'wealth creators' into four classes: the expert, such as vacuum cleaner specialist Sir James Dyson, who is focused on a very niche area; the corporate, who makes things happen by harnessing the power of an organisation and its people, such as Dragons' Den's James Caan; the enterpriser, who sees market opportunities to exploit, like Simon Woodroffe who brought the Yo
One of first steps was detection of typical European enterpriser and selecting of key requests of these unites for manufacturing information system.
2) Because some consumer surplus usually exists, of course, what consumers pay an enterpriser is generally less than the whole value they place on it, so the whole value created is greater than the enterpriser's profit, but I don't always take time to make this distinction.
PV Enterpriser on Thursday also said that it will carry out the first delivery for a 33 kW system to its new Spanish partner Glocaliza Solares Soluciones.
The findings are part of the seventh annual Enterpriser Survey recently undertaken by accountants Ernst & Young in advance of the launch of the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2006 awards programme this month.

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