business
noun
  1. work in buying, selling, or doing other things to make a profit

    Examples
    • We do a lot of business with Japan.

    • Business is slow.

    • We did more business in the week before Christmas than we usually do in a month.

    • What's your line of business?

  2. a commercial company

    Examples
    • He owns a small car repair business.

    • She runs a business from her home.

    • I set up in business as an insurance broker.

  3. the affairs discussed

    Example

    The main business of the meeting was finished by 3 p.m.

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