business organization

Definitions of business organization
  1. noun
    a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    synonyms: business, business concern, business organisation, concern
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    a business that provides a specialized service
    the business of a broker; charges a fee to arrange a contract between two parties
    carrier, common carrier
    a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages
    (business) a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership
    business firm, firm, house
    the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    dealership, franchise
    a business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area
    maker, manufacturer, manufacturing business
    a business engaged in manufacturing some product
    the members of a business venture created by contract
    a business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for market
    a business that builds and repairs ships
    a business that is less successful than expected
    a small business that operates in a larger business or public place
    a company or organization operating in the same market as another
    a commercial organization serving as a common carrier
    corp, corporation
    a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
    a partnership in which employees get a share of the profits in addition to their wages
    apparel chain
    a chain of clothing stores
    discount chain
    a chain of discount stores
    restaurant chain
    a chain of restaurants
    retail chain
    a chain of retail stores
    accounting firm
    a firm of accountants who provide accounting and auditing services for a fee
    consulting company, consulting firm
    a firm of experts providing professional advice to an organization for a fee
    publisher, publishing company, publishing firm, publishing house
    a firm in the publishing business
    a firm engaged in trading
    law firm
    a firm of lawyers
    armorer, armourer
    a manufacturer of firearms
    a manufacturer that makes and bottles beverages
    auto maker, auto manufacturer, automaker, car maker, car manufacturer, carmaker
    a business engaged in the manufacture of automobiles
    computer business
    a business that manufactures and sells computers
    commodity brokerage
    a brokerage firm dealing in commodities
    auction house
    a firm that conducts auctions
    ad agency, advertising agency
    an agency that designs advertisement to call public attention to its clients
    credit bureau
    a private firm that maintains consumer credit data files and provides credit information to authorized users for a fee
    detective agency
    an agency that makes inquiries for its clients
    employment agency, employment office
    an agency that finds people to fill particular jobs or finds jobs for unemployed people
    commercial agency, mercantile agency
    an organization that provides businesses with credit ratings of other firms
    news agency, news organisation, news organization, press agency, press association, wire service
    an agency to collects news reports for newspapers and distributes it electronically
    service agency, service bureau, service firm
    a business that makes its facilities available to others for a fee; achieves economy of scale
    travel agency
    an agency that arranges personal travel
    transfer agent
    an agency (usually a bank) that is appointed by a corporation to keep records of its stock and bond owners and to resolve problems about certificates
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    an organization created for business ventures
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