Define: Enterprise

UK Accounting Glossary

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.


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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Enterprise. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. November 15, 2019
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Enterprise. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: November 15, 2019).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Enterprise. Retrieved November 15, 2019, from website:

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This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.