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  1. en·ter·prise
    IPA[ˈen(t)ərˌprīz]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: enterprise, plural noun: enterprises

    • noun

      a project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one:

      initiative and resourcefulness:

    • noun

      business or industry that is managed by independent companies or private individuals rather than being controlled by the state; private enterprise:

      work or business that is undertaken by an independent person:

    • noun

      an economic system in which private business operates in competition and largely free of state control.
    • noun

      an impoverished area in which incentives such as tax concessions are offered to encourage business investment and provide jobs for the residents.
    • noun

      a capitalist society in which taking on financial risks in the hope of profit is encouraged.
    • noun

      business or industry that is managed by independent companies or private individuals rather than by the state:
    • noun

      business or industry that is managed by independent companies or private individuals rather than being controlled by the state; private enterprise:

      work or business that is undertaken by an independent person:

    • noun

      an economic system in which private business operates in competition and largely free of state control.
    • noun

      business or industry that is managed by independent companies or private individuals rather than being controlled by the state:
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