businesspeople businesspeople  /ˈbɪz nə ˈspi pəl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) people who transact business (especially business executives)

Usage(s):

  1. He is revered by businesspeople in India for insisting that Wipro will not pay bribes--a common hazard of doing business there.
  2. Mainland businesspeople are hurt, too.
  3. The authors draw on the experiences of political figures like Napolon and Abraham Lincoln, as well as famous businesspeople.

News

  1. Thissen talks session; city MERIT Center

    MARSHALL - Local businesspeople had another chance to make their concerns known to state lawmakers on Friday. Minnesota House Speaker Paul Thissen, DFL, Minneapolis, was in Marshall as part of the second legislative roundtable event this week.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Marshall Independent

  2. Downtown is braving headwinds

    WORCESTER - City Manager Michael V. O'Brien told businesspeople Thursday that the city is moving ahead with investments to revamp the downtown, but he also cited obstacles to redevelopment.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

  3. Governor Corbett, Joined by More Than 100 Legislators, Businesspeople, Consumers from Around the State to Discuss ...

    HARRISBURG, Pa., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett, along with more than 100 people, including legislators, businesspeople and consumers from around the state, today voiced their support for the consumer choice and convenience that comes with privatization of the state wine and spirits system."We are entering the home stretch in our efforts to give Pennsylvanians the ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "All I can tell you, I know the McCourts are certainly dedicated to putting the Dodger franchise on the right track. They understand the pride factor. We talked about that a lot," Torre said. "But again, they're businesspeople. They're...
    on Nov 9, 2007 By: Joe Torre Source: ESPN

  2. and Thompson said: "I think that is left up to the individual business. I really sincerely believe that that is an issue that businesspeople have got to make their own determination as to whether or not they should be."
    on May 4, 2007 By: Tommy Thompson Source: The Capital Times

  3. "And while there have been some lowered restrictions to access and movement, more progress needs to be made in order for Palestinian businesspeople and workers to be able to conduct business in an environment in which they can thrive," Rice told...
    on Oct 14, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: FOXNews

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