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Business firm   /bˈɪznəs fərm/   Listen
Business firm

The members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments.  Synonyms: firm, house.

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"Business firm" Quotes from Famous Books

... in part the transactions of the company during the years they were in business at St. John. One of these, a book of nearly 100 pages, ordinary foolscap size with stout paper cover, is of special interest for it contains the record of the initial transactions of the first business firm established at St. John a hundred and forty years ago. At the top of the first page are ...
— Glimpses of the Past - History of the River St. John, A.D. 1604-1784 • W. O. Raymond

... curiously at the envelope bearing the stamp of Hugh Gordon's business firm. "There is always a letter from Mr. Gordon just before Mr. Brand gets back," she said to herself, "so I suppose he'll be here some time today. If he does I'll have to decide about leaving him. But there'll be such a lot of work ...
— The Fate of Felix Brand • Florence Finch Kelly

... could get to Washington in time, with another model of your boat, before that wicked business firm gets out its patent on the stolen model, you might be able to prevent their securing the patent after all, Lieutenant Jimmy?" questioned Madge earnestly, bringing her brows together in ...
— Madge Morton's Secret • Amy D. V. Chalmers

... though? Here I find you the trusted bookkeeper of an important business firm. Did you bring recommendations from your last place?" and he burst ...
— Driven From Home - Carl Crawford's Experience • Horatio Alger

... No business firm could remain together in harmony for a single day, if it were understood that one of the partners assumed the position that he was superior to the other, who, prior to entering into the partnership, had been received in the same social circles, and who had brought into ...
— Woman: Man's Equal • Thomas Webster

... a business firm is small or little known, it facilitates the delivery of a business letter to place the number of the office room in a building upon the envelope. Where, however, the firm is so large that probably the entire mail is carried from the post office in bags, or where a ...
— The Etiquette of To-day • Edith B. Ordway

... editions of this work, we made no attempt whatever to point out to our readers either our reputation as a medical business firm, or proofs of the efficacy or reliability of the remedies we represent and prescribe, supposing that any person at all familiar with the names and reputation of Professors Lallemand and Civiale, and the honors bestowed upon the latter by the French government, ...
— Manhood Perfectly Restored • Unknown

... like this I do not believe that another such business firm as that of the Clarks ever existed in this country or any other. Here is an example. Shortly before the time of Struve's visit, I had arranged with them for the construction of a refined and complicated piece of apparatus to measure the velocity ...
— The Reminiscences of an Astronomer • Simon Newcomb

... family—from day to day—but must lay out its plans for the year. The missionaries, the teachers, the matrons and all employes must be engaged for that length of time. The appropriation must be made on the general expectation of receipts, with some allowance for added growth. Every prosperous business firm plans for enlargement. Shall the Lord's business only lack enterprise and growth? Must it move on a dead level, or on a declining grade? The churches would not long endure that, and the word of the Lord is: "Speak unto the children of Israel ...
— The American Missionary, Volume 43, No. 6, June, 1889 • Various

... been acquainted with a business firm whose praises have never been sung. I doubt whether their names are ever mentioned on Exchange. They seem to be doing more business and have more branch houses than the Stewarts or Lippincotts. You see their names almost everywhere ...
— Around The Tea-Table • T. De Witt Talmage

Words linked to "Business firm" :   concern, consulting firm, publisher, dealer, business organization, publishing house, law firm, business concern, consulting company, accounting firm, publishing firm, business, corporation, publishing company, business organisation, corp, auction house

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