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Ours is a government of checks and balances. The Mafia and crooked businessmen make out checks, and the politicians and other compromised officials improve their bank balances.
Steve Allen

Meaning of "businessmen" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BUSINESSMEN

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BUSINESSMEN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Businessmen is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BUSINESSMEN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Businessperson

A businessperson is a business professional; especially one with a senior position. Gender-specific names for a businessperson are businessman and businesswoman. The word businessman was first attested in 1826; businesswoman in 1844; and businessperson in 1974. An extraordinarily wealthy or powerful businessperson is called a business magnate or tycoon.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BUSINESSMEN

business expense
business hours
business lunch
business manager
business park
business plan
business process re-engineering
business reply service
business school
business studies
business suit
business trip
business women
business-accounting
businesslike
businessman
businesspeople
businessperson
businesswoman
businessy

WORDS THAT END LIKE BUSINESSMEN

batsmen
chessmen
congressmen
craftsmen
expressmen
glassmen
groomsmen
linesmen
lowerclassmen
National Guardsmen
ombudsmen
outdoorsmen
pressmen
salesmen
sportsmen
statesmen
tradesmen
underclassmen
upperclassmen
yachtsmen

Synonyms and antonyms of businessmen in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BUSINESSMEN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «businessmen» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of businessmen

Translation of «businessmen» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BUSINESSMEN

Find out the translation of businessmen to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of businessmen from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «businessmen» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

商人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

empresarios
570 millions of speakers

English

businessmen
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

व्यवसायी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رجال الأعمال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бизнесмены
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

empresários
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ব্যবসায়ীদের
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

les hommes d´affaires
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ahli perniagaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Geschäftsleute
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ビジネスマン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기업인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pengusaha
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

doanh nhân
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வர்த்தகர்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

व्यापारी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

işadamları
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

uomini d´affari
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

biznesmenów
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бізнесмени
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oameni de afaceri
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επιχειρηματίες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sakemanne
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

affärsmän
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

forretningsmenn
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of businessmen

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BUSINESSMEN»

The term «businessmen» is quite widely used and occupies the 27.121 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BUSINESSMEN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about businessmen

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10 QUOTES WITH «BUSINESSMEN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word businessmen.
1
Steve Allen
Ours is a government of checks and balances. The Mafia and crooked businessmen make out checks, and the politicians and other compromised officials improve their bank balances.
2
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
Filipino businessmen must have the ability to compete freely in the global economy.
3
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
In a global arena, what our businessmen need in order to be competitive is transparency and a level playing-field.
4
Peter Bofinger
I don't expect to get a standing ovation from businessmen when I call for higher wages.
5
James Chanos
The Macau casinos have a wonderful business, it's taking in money from Chinese businessmen elsewhere who send it through junky companies to casinos to gamble. The growth continues and they have basically western managers and western accounting, so we trust the numbers a little bit more.
6
Irvin S. Cobb
If writers were good businessmen, they'd have too much sense to be writers.
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Mahendra Singh Dhoni
You may earn whatever money you earn as a cricketer, but you want to play for your country. At the end of the day, you want to do something special. There are plenty of people who earn 50 crores or 100 crores as businessmen or big professionals or who are really doing well in business. But what gives pleasure to your mom and dad is the fame.
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Frank Dobson
All businessmen are scum.
9
Marc Faber
The problem with Mr. Obama is that you get more regulation and it's a disincentive for businessmen to hire people. You probably also get higher taxes, so in terms of the economy, he is very negative in my view.
10
Suzanne Fields
German businessmen are overwhelmed by the high cost of doing business. Inflexible rules, enforced by a burgeoning bureaucracy, discourage entrepreneurship.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BUSINESSMEN»

Discover the use of businessmen in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to businessmen and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Why Businessmen Need Philosophy: The Capitalist's Guide to ...
It's the perfect time for this collection of essays presenting a philosophical defense of capitalism by Ayn Rand and other Objectivist intellectuals.
Debi Ghate, Richard E. Ralston, 2011
2
Troubled Tiger: Businessmen, Bureaucrats, and Generals in ...
In this new edition of Clifford's widely acclaimed book, the author expands his analysis of modern Korea to include the dramatic events of the last three years.
Mark Clifford, 1998
3
Camorristi, Politicians And Businessmen: The Transformation ...
This work presents a detailed study of the political role of a criminal organization, the Neopolitan Camorra, in its historical context, that of Naples over the last fifty years.
Felia Allum, 2006
4
Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Businessmen
In this volume, Hubbard turns his inimitable voice on the lives of great names in American and Europe finance and entrepreneurship, including Mayer A. Rothschild, John J. Astor, Peter Cooper, Andrew Carnegie, and others.
Elbert Hubbard, 2005
5
A Response to Industrialism: Liberal Businessmen and the ...
Lacks an index and upgrading of the text quality sin
Kim McQuaid, 2003
6
The Lost Dream: Businessmen and City Planning on the Pacific ...
Mansel Blackford's The Lost Dream explores the history of city planning in five Pacific Coast cities - Seattle, Portland, Oakland, San Francisco, and Los Angeles - during the Progressive Era.
Mansel G. Blackford, 1993
7
Footballers and businessmen: the origins of professional ...
This book describes the evolution of football from its origins as an English working class recreation to the present emergence as a highly professional and commercialised international sport.
Steven Tischler, 1981
8
Broadlooms and Businessmen: A History of the Bigelow-Sanford ...
Presents a history of the famous carpet company
John S. Ewing, Nancy P. Norton, 2001
9
The African entrepreneur: a study of entrepreneurship and ...
But only 23 per cent of the businessmen we interviewed in the market centres were completely uneducated, and 7 per cent of the businessmen supported by the ICDC. The disparity is still marked when the growth in educational opportunities ...
Peter Marris, H. C. Anthony Somerset, 1972
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Invisible Hands: The Businessmen's Crusade Against the New Deal
“A compelling and readable story of resistance to the new economic order.”—Boston Globe Invisible Hands tells the story of how a small group of American businessmen succeeded in building a political movement.
Kim Phillips-Fein, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BUSINESSMEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term businessmen is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ola Ropes In Two Of India's Highest Profile Businessmen To Battle …
Ola, the SoftBank-backed rival to Uber in India, has strengthened its position after landing the support of two of India's most seasoned and ... «TechCrunch, Jul 15»
2
10 Japanese words you know now that irritate some Japanese …
To help give a sense of the confusion these Japanese businessmen sometimes feel, we're going to list each entry first by its Japanese ... «RocketNews24, Jul 15»
3
TeamFest Africa 2015: Exhibit, connect and unite with fellow African …
TeamFest Africa 2015: Exhibit, connect and unite with fellow African Businessmen. TeamFest Africa 2015Exhibit, connect and unite with fellow ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jul 15»
4
Protesters not true representatives of businessmen: KCCI
KARACHI - Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) President Iftikhar Ahmed Vohra has said that KCCI has decided not to support ... «The Nation, Jul 15»
5
'Centre works for businessmen'
JAMSHEDPUR: Accusing the Narendra Modi government of functioning in an autocratic manner, Congress leader Ajay Kumar said on Sunday ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
6
Doncaster businessmen gearing up for epic charity cycle ride in aid …
A group of ambitious businessmen are taking on a 135 mile cycle ride to show their support to a little Doncaster girl who is currently undergoing ... «Thorne Gazette, Jul 15»
7
Danbury businessmen leave legacy behind in death
The Danbury community will not soon forget the loss of three prominent local businessmen last month, all of whom created a legacy through ... «Danbury News Times, Jul 15»
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Man cheats three businessmen using IAS officer's name
MADURAI: A complaint has been lodged by three individuals, with U Sagayam, special officer-cum-legal commissioner investigating into the ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
9
Businessmen in no mood to give in to new banking tax
There would be more chances of crimes and money snatching as businessmen would prefer to make payments in cash besides investing in ... «Pakistan Today, Jul 15»
10
Businessmen demand withdrawal of 0.6pc tax on banking transactions
LAHORE/islamabad - The imposition of tax on all banking transactions has caused unrest among the business community, as the All Pakistan ... «The Nation, Jul 15»

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