Better Business Bureau


Better Business Bureau
Better Business Bureau ˌBetter ˈBusiness ˌBureau abbreviation BBB noun [countable] COMMERCE ORGANIZATIONS
in the US, a local organization, belonging to a national group of similar organizations, that gives advice and information to companies and consumers, and helps to get complaints by customers dealt with

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Better Business Bureau UK US noun (ABBREVIATION BBB)
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY an organization in the US and Canada that is part of a national group. Better Business Bureaus give advice to consumers and collect information about companies so that the public can see if a company has a good reputation or not: »

The Better Business Bureau in Denver has issued a warning about a telephone identity-theft scam.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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