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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbusinesslikebusi‧ness‧like /ˈbɪznəs-laɪk/ adjective  EFFICIENTeffective and practical in the way that you do things a businesslike manner
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businesslikeI suppose that made it sound more businesslike.Ted was friendly but businesslike and very much in charge.The businesslike appearance carries through the office.As a lawyer, you have to be controlled and businesslike at all times.The representatives were serious businesslike diplomats who disliked small talk.Gates gave a brief, businesslike explanation of his plans for the company.Eden began his premiership in a businesslike fashion even though he had decided on an instant election.The Republicans were a much more businesslike group.There are times when you have to make your plays in a businesslike manner.We got all the relevant information, but it was delivered in a businesslike manner.Every session is different - some sessions race by, others drag, some are quite businesslike, others get very emotional.If any employee is sinking on the job, you need to respond in a businesslike way.
From Longman Business Dictionarybusinesslikebusi‧ness‧like /ˈbɪznəs-laɪk/ adjectiveCOMMERCE practical and effective in the way you work and organize things, or in your behaviour and appearancean attempt to run the department in a businesslike wayWearing a suit makes me feel more businesslike.
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