a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it; "he bought his brother′s business"; "a small mom-and-pop business"; "a racially integrated business concern"
the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he′s not in my line of business"
a rightful concern or responsibility; "it′s none of your business"; "mind your own business"
an immediate objective; "gossip was the main business of the evening"
the volume of commercial activity; "business is good today"; "show me where the business was today"
business concerns collectively; "Government and business could not agree"
customers collectively; "they have an upper class clientele"
incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect; "his business with the cane was hilarious"