Enterprise

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Definition: Enterprise


Quick Summary of Enterprise


A business activity or a commercial project.



What is the dictionary definition of Enterprise?

Dictionary Definition


  1. A company, business, organisation, or other purposeful endeavours.
  2. An undertaking or project, especially a daring and courageous one.
  3. A willingness to undertake new or risky projects; energy and initiative.

Examples of Enterprise in a sentence


The government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) are a group of financial services corporations which have been created by the United States Congress.
A micro-enterprise is defined as a business having 5 or fewer employees and low seed capital.


Synonyms For Enterprise


business, undertaking, company, corporate, firm

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Definition Sources


Definitions for Enterprise are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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