- businessperson busi‧ness‧per‧son [ˈbɪznsˌpɜːsn ǁ -ˌpɜːr-] noun businesspeople PLURALFORM [-ˌpiːpl] [countable usually plural] JOBSa businessman or businesswoman:
• The hotel is owned by a group of Japanese businesspeople.
* * *businessperson UK US (also business person) /ˈbɪznɪsˌpɜːsən/ noun [C]► (plural businesspeople) someone who works in business, especially someone with an important position in a company or someone who owns a company: »
The typical businessperson experiences 170 interactions per day - phone calls, hallway conversations, emails.
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businessperson — UK [ˈbɪznəsˌpɜː(r)s(ə)n] / US [ˈbɪznəsˌpɜrs(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms businessperson : singular businessperson plural businesspeople UK [ˈbɪznəsˌpiːp(ə)l] / US [ˈbɪznəsˌpɪp(ə)l] someone who works in business, especially a manager … English dictionary
businessperson — noun a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise • Syn: ↑bourgeois • Hypernyms: ↑capitalist • Hyponyms: ↑accountant, ↑comptroller, ↑controller, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
businessperson — noun Date: 1974 a businessman or businesswoman … New Collegiate Dictionary
businessperson — /biz nis perr seuhn/, n. a person regularly employed in business, esp. a white collar worker, executive, or owner. [1970 75, Amer.; BUSINESS(MAN) + PERSON] Usage. See person. * * * … Universalium
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