incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect
"his business with the cane was hilarious"
- stage business
"they have an upper class clientele"
business concerns collectively
"Government and business could not agree"
- business sector
the volume of commercial activity
"business is good today"
"show me where the business was today"
an immediate objective
"gossip was the main business of the evening"
a rightful concern or responsibility
"it's none of your business"
"mind your own business"
the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
"he's not in my line of business"
- line of work
the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
"computers are now widely used in business"
- commercial enterprise - business enterprise
a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
"he bought his brother's business"
"a small mom-and-pop business"
"a racially integrated business concern"
- business concern - business organization - business organisation