show businessˈshow ˌbusiness (also showbiz informal) noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 AMAPPERFORMthe entertainmentindustry, for example television, films, populartheatre etcin show business 🔊 Phyllis always wanted to be in show business. 🔊 The restaurant is always full of show business personalities.
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show business• There were great discussions especially among show business and literaryfigures, about the legalization of pot.• Q: How do your friends feel about you being in show business?• Or that the hardest-working man in show business is also a torturedartist?• I finally found Martin Clunes, the most mobilemouth in show business, lurking behind a large moustache.• He's celebrating 50 years in show business.• I want them to realize that this is show business.• Ken was a veritablefactory of show business activity.• It was back to show business, as if the scandal had ever really left it.From Longman Business Dictionaryshow businessˈshow ˌbusiness [uncountable]COMMERCEthe entertainment industry, for example television, films, and popular musicFew industries rely on show business as heavily as magazines do. →business