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businessman

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbusinessmanbusi‧ness‧man /ˈbɪznəsmən/ ●●● W3 noun (plural businessmen /-mən/) [countable]  BUSINESSa man who works in businessCOLLOCATIONSadjectivessmall businessmen (=owning businesses that employ only a few people)shopkeepers and other small businessmena successful businessmana highly successful businessmana good businessman (=good at doing business)He had researched the costs, like any good businessman.a wealthy businessmanThe ship was owned by a wealthy businessman.a shrewd/astute businessman (=able to understand situations in business and make good decisions)Are you a shrewd businessman, quick to see how to make a profit?a leading/prominent businessmanIn many cities prominent businessmen encouraged and financed city centre improvements.
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businessmanMr Duvall is a businessman like yourself, Mr Briscoe!Cantu and San Diego businessmen seem to have had a comfortable relationship.As often as not, they were the names of her favourite businessmen of the moment.In certain cases individual businessmen had considerable success in setting companies on more prosperous paths.Whether such a use results in the businessman trading on written standard terms and conditions, is probably a matter of degree.The businessmen accused the government of delivering too much inflation and too few tax cuts.But the wealthy businessmen who hitherto have been his best customers are counting their change these days.
From Longman Business Dictionarybusinessmanbusi‧ness‧man /ˈbɪznəsmən/ noun (plural businessmen /-mən/) [countable]JOB a man who works at a high level in a company, or who owns a companya successful American businessman
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