(informal) an investor in a business venture, esp one in its early stages Also called angel investor
Crowds Gerald Stanley Lee
business as usual The normal course of some activity, as in The fire destroyed only a small section of the store, so it’s business as usual. This term originated as an announcement that a commercial establishment was continuing to operate in spite of fire, construction, or some similar interruption. It had been extended to broader […]
business before pleasure Historical Examples Edith and John Franklin S. Farquhar A Transient Guest Edgar Saltus We Can’t Have Everything Rupert Hughes Leonore Stubbs L. B. Walford Swirling Waters Max Rittenberg Rick Dale, A Story of the Northwest Coast Kirk Munroe Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, Vol. I (of 2) John […]
a small card on which is printed, typically, a person’s name, job title, firm, business address, and telephone number. Historical Examples Phaeton Rogers Rossiter Johnson
a briefcase or attaché case.