a recurrent fluctuation in the total business activity of a country.
(mainly US & Canadian) the recurrent fluctuation between boom and depression in the economic activity of a capitalist country Also called trade cycle
a double made to increase the penalty points earned when a player believes the opponents cannot make their bid.
education for general knowledge of business practices. training in specific skills useful in business, such as typing and shorthand.
the front part or end of a tool, weapon, etc., with which the work is done or from which a missile is ejected, as opposed to the handle or butt: the business end of a revolver; the business end of a screwdriver. Historical Examples Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 102, June 11, 1892 Various […]
English in business usage, especially the styles and forms of business correspondence. Historical Examples The ‘Fan Kwae’ at Canton Before Treaty Days 1825-1844 William C. Hunter