Definition of business person in US English:

business person

noun

  • A person who works in business or commerce, especially at an executive level.

    • ‘One business person who attended that meeting was Patricia Issacs-Green, owner and operator of Jamrock restaurant and sports bar, which is located in the centre of the area being targeted.’
    • ‘A network management tool can tell the non-technical business person when an attack is in progress.’
    • ‘‘I'm a business person,’ says Mobley, who works in marketing.’
    • ‘It will be a great place to stay if you are a business person because there is plenty to do in the evening.’
    • ‘Any business person will tell you that many who are not smooth public speakers are extremely effective leaders within organizations.’
    • ‘Any business person knows that without a degree of certainty regarding cash flow, investment in longer-term plans is risky.’
    • ‘For a business person, the decision that they make doesn't have the authority that our laws have, so the decisions aren't as steady.’
    • ‘Nothing has come to me as a member of Parliament that indicates my employer is in any way complying with the requirements that I have to comply with, as a business person who employs people in this country.’
    • ‘In this case, and many others, the losers are often the small business person and her other employees, and possibly customers.’
    • ‘As a man married for 28 years, as an uncle who dotes on his family, as a business person taking risks that create jobs and opportunities and as an active member of my community, I am deeply insulted.’
    • ‘Based on the premise that an artist is a self-employed business person, the course helps artists identify the skills needed to manage their career.’
    • ‘Many people have said it is because I am a business person, a successful business person.’
    • ‘She says: ‘To the small business person, the virtual assistant can mean the difference between failure and success.’’
    • ‘I conclude by saying that this week, while we are celebrating Peter Jackson's success, let us not forget he is not just an artist - he is an entrepreneur and a successful business person.’
    • ‘If you are a business person, knowing that a road is congested is worth something in terms of time.’
    • ‘A middle-class business person on his first tax-evasion offence and a young indigenous offender on a third shoplifting charge face radically different outcomes.’
    • ‘Sheila was an outstanding business person and chef so her culinary expertise brought her into all kinds of parties, entertaining and serving dinners.’
    • ‘As a business person, the answer is self explanatory.’
    • ‘A business person on McHale Road has found profits from their family run store have decreased by over 40% since the closure of the road.’
    • ‘We have got to put aside political differences and act swiftly and strongly on behalf of the American worker and the American business person.’
    dealer, merchant, buyer, seller, salesman, saleswoman, buyer and seller, marketeer, merchandiser, broker, agent
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Pronunciation

business person

/ˈbɪznəs ˈpərs(ə)n//ˈbiznəs ˈpərs(ə)n/