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Businessman  adj.  A person employed in a business at a managerial level, especially an executive or proprietor. Note: This term is seldom applied to technical specialists, unless they are part of upper management.

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"Businessman" Quotes from Famous Books

... a businessman, it is true. But in my dealings with the master of the Hawk of Darion I have seen the woman and I have heard stories. It occurred to me that the priests would pay much more for the woman than they would for you, and it ...
— Bride of the Dark One • Florence Verbell Brown

... alone, sometimes with him and Mrs. Lawrence and one of Mrs. Lawrence's young businessman attendants, Una went to theaters and dinners ...
— The Job - An American Novel • Sinclair Lewis

... of minimum wages, fair employment laws, social security, antidiscrimination requirements, fair trade, food and drug acts, income taxes, and the remaining panoply of legal restrictions that harass the modern businessman. Since only a few scattered payroll records have been recovered, Comstock's maximum employment during the Morristown period is not known, or just when it was reached. In a brief sketch of the Indian ...
— History of the Comstock Patent Medicine Business and Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills • Robert B. Shaw

... deepest pity, Mrs. Alving. It is my duty to say an earnest word to you. It is no longer your businessman and adviser, no longer your old friend and your dead husband's old friend, that stands before you now. It is your priest that stands before you, just as he did once at the most critical ...
— Ghosts - A Domestic Tragedy in Three Acts • Henrik Ibsen

... was plenty tough for an Outsider, and a hard-headed businessman to boot, but he'd never run into a customer like Doc before. You could see him trying to make up his mind on how to handle this thing. He glanced around quick at the crowd, and I could tell he decided to play it ...
— Trees Are Where You Find Them • Arthur Dekker Savage

... money, a great deal of money. The citizens kept on paying; they could afford to pay, they were rich. But the more a Norman businessman becomes opulent, the more he suffers when he has to make any sacrifice, or sees any parcel of his property pass into the ...
— Mademoiselle Fifi • Guy de Maupassant

... started soon after June 24, 1947, when newspapers all over the United States carried the first flying saucer report. The story told how nine very bright, disk-shaped objects were seen by Kenneth Arnold, a Boise, Idaho, businessman, while he was flying his private plane near Mount Rainier, in the state of Washington. With journalistic license, reporters converted Arnold's description of the individual motion of each of the objects—like "a saucer skipping across water"—into "flying ...
— The Report on Unidentified Flying Objects • Edward Ruppelt

... raiment and habitation for oneself and one's own, but also the good of one's country, community and fellow-citizens. Business is such a good when it is the end-love and money is a mediate, subservient love, as it is only when the businessman shuns and is averse to fraud and bad practices as sin. It is otherwise when money is the end-love and business the mediate, subservient love. For this is avarice, which is a root of evils (on this see Lu 12:15 and the parable ...
— Angelic Wisdom about Divine Providence • Emanuel Swedenborg

Words linked to "Businessman" :   E. H. Harriman, ward, Stanford, baron, oilman, Collis Potter Huntington, owner, magnate, David Sarnoff, top executive, Huntington, John Wanamaker, James Jerome Hill, proprietor, J. J. Hill, Wurlitzer, tycoon, transactor, Montgomery Ward, Wanamaker, Stephenson, Cornell, business leader, Aaron Montgomery Ward, Ezra Cornell, Henry Villard, arbitrageur, industrialist, George Stephenson, Simon Marks, hill, Edward Henry Harriman, mogul

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