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English noun: commercial enterprise

1. commercial enterprise (group) an enterprise connected with commerce


Broader (hypernym)enterprise


Narrower (hyponym)co-op, cooperative, industry

2. commercial enterprise (act) the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects


SamplesComputers are now widely used in business.


Synonymsbusiness, business enterprise


Broader (hypernym)commerce, commercialism, mercantilism


Narrower (hyponym)advertising, agribusiness, agriculture, building, butchering, butchery, construction, discount business, employee-owned business, employee-owned enterprise, factory farm, field, field of operation, finance, fishing, industry, line of business, manufacture, packaging, printing, publication, publicizing, publishing, real-estate business, shipping, storage, tourism, touristry, transport, transportation, venture


Part holonymbusiness activity, commercial activity


Part meronymmarket, market place, marketplace


Domain category membersadministration, astuteness, bankroll, business, business, business, business concern, business organisation, business organization, business people, business sector, businesspeople, capitalist, celluloid, chain, cinema, concern, copartner, disposal, doldrums, dull, establishment, film, gambling den, gambling hell, gambling house, gaming house, hostile, intangible, operation, overcapitalisation, overcapitalization, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, player, privatise, privatize, roll, shrewdness, slow, sluggish, stagnancy, stagnation, tangible









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