Of business, of commerce, of trade
ETYM From Busy.
1. A commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it; SYN. concern, business concern, business organization.
2. A rightful concern or responsibility; used in such phrases as or.
3. An immediate objective.
4. Business concerns collectively; SYN. business sector.
5. Incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect; SYN. stage business, byplay.
6. The volume of business activity.