Synonyms of business in English:


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1‘she had to do a lot of smiling in her business’


work, line of work, line, occupation, profession, career, employment, job, day job, position, pursuit, vocation, calling, field, sphere, walk of life, trade, craft

Scottish way


informal racket, game

Australian informal grip

archaic employ

2‘who do you do business with in Manila?’


trade, trading, commerce, buying and selling, dealing, traffic, trafficking, marketing, merchandising, bargaining

dealings, transactions, negotiations, proceedings

3‘she was running her own business’


firm, company, concern, enterprise, venture, organization, operation, undertaking, industry, corporation, establishment, house, shop, office, bureau, agency, franchise, practice, partnership, consortium, cooperative, conglomerate, group, combine, syndicate

informal outfit, set-up

4‘that's none of my business’


concern, affair, responsibility, province, preserve, duty, function, task, assignment, obligation, problem, worry, lookout

informal funeral, headache, bailiwick

British informal pigeon, baby

5‘the odd business with the keys remained unexplained’


affair, matter, thing, issue, case, set of circumstances, circumstance, situation, occasion, experience, event, incident, happening, occurrence, phenomenon, eventuality, episode, interlude, adventure