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A man who works in commerce, especially at executive level.
entrepreneur, business person, industrialist, manufacturer, tycoon, magnate, big businessman, employerdealer, trader, merchant, wholesaler, buyer, seller, buyer and seller, marketeer, merchandiser, broker, agent, distributor, vendor, tradesman, shopkeeper, retailer, purveyor, supplier, traffickerhomme d'affairesView synonyms
- ‘He fired his deputy president for having ties to a businessman who was recently convicted of corruption.’
- ‘Such rare failures seem to matter little to the hordes of western businessmen and women packing the hotel bars of the city's glitzy financial district.’
- ‘It didn't take long to figure out that this complex began as a plaything for a group of six retired and bored businessmen.’
- ‘He's a local businessman, and he is most concerned for his employees, some of whom are still missing.’
- ‘The business school isn't looking for stylish and amusing writers; it is looking for good businessmen.’
- ‘I've always said that we needed to look at it as businessmen always look at high-risk business investments.’
- ‘The land was sold on to a developer in 1995 but the mystery businessman continued to have a financial interest.’
- ‘They live together in the old section of town in a grand three-story home donated by a local businessman.’
- ‘They're the essence of traditional New England Republican businessmen.’
- ‘So far, its leaders and businessmen say the chancellor has not just talked the talk, but walked the walk.’
- ‘With the industry flourishing, more foreign businessmen are beginning to rush in to get a share of the market.’
- ‘It's the question businessmen in Miami, London and New York are dying to find out and the question nobody can answer.’
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