SME


SME
Small and Medium Enterprises - there is no definitive delineation between a small and medium sized business. As a general reference, small is often from 5 to 20 employees, medium from 20 up to 200. HM Customs & Revenue Glossary
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SME SME noun [countable usually plural] COMMERCE
small and medium (-sized) enterprise; fairly small companies that are usually based in one place and owned by one person or small group of people:

• SMEs play an important role in sustaining domestic and regional economic growth.

— see also small business

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SME UK US noun [C or U] ECONOMICS, COMMERCE
ABBREVIATION for Small and Medium Enterprise: a company, or companies considered as a group, that are neither very small nor very large: SME market/sector »

More than half of their revenue comes from larger corporate contracts, but the SME market is growing.

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More SME owners decided to downsize their businesses.

See also MICROENTERPRISE(Cf. microenterprise)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • sméðan — 1 wv/t1b 3rd pres sméðeþ past sméðde ptp gesméðed to smooth, make smooth, soften, polish; appease, soothe …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • SME — SME,   Nationalitätszeichen für Surinam …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • SME — (pronunciamos ese eme e ) sustantivo masculino 1. Sigla de Sistema Monetario Europeo , España, (en inglés EMS ) …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española


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