commercial enterprise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n commercial enterprise the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects "computers are now widely used in business"
    • n commercial enterprise an enterprise connected with commerce
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Usage

In literature:

It was, too, notwithstanding the season, a time of unusual commercial enterprise just then.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847" by Various
What was the immediate commercial outcome of this enterprise is not recorded.
"Peter Cooper" by Rossiter W. Raymond
RISK IN VALUATION OF MINES; IN MINES AS COMPARED WITH OTHER COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES.
"Principles of Mining" by Herbert C. Hoover
Besides, you are lacking in what one might call commercial enterprise.
"Lorimer of the Northwest" by Harold Bindloss
As might be expected from the nature of the country, the people show much commercial enterprise.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
You Italians have thriven on our commercial and industrial enterprise.
"England and Germany" by Emile Joseph Dillon
Enterprises of a commercial or financial kind add very considerably to his income.
"The Island Mystery" by George A. Birmingham
The visitor is at once impressed by her energy, her enterprise, and her commercial prosperity.
"Italy, the Magic Land" by Lilian Whiting
There was little national spirit, little diversity of commercial enterprise.
"The Railway Builders" by Oscar D. Skelton
Land was one of the great sources of wealth in Virginia and soon after early commercial enterprise failed, was recognized as such.
"The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624" by Charles E. Hatch
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In news:

Back in 1961 an enterprising young ice cream maker named Reuben Mattus invented an exotic Danish-sounding name, put a map of Scandinavia on the carton, and America's first commercial "super-premium ice-cream," Häagen-Dazs, was born.
Sherman, at left below, and Kevin Schueler believe that the knowledge they gained in producing forages for their own dairy herd will help them in their commercial hay enterprise.
The world of television commercials is chock full of integrated enterprises, but not so ours.
Forrest's wide selection of Miter Master Saw Blades continues to be a popular choice of industrial firms and commercial enterprises seeking to make fast, reliable miter cuts with no bottom splinters.
Technology adoption to improve enterprise operational efficiency for commercial components supplier.
Since then, the residential and commercial recycling subscription service has grown from a one-pickup-truck enterprise to a small recycling truck capable of a 20-house haul to a large truck that services 100 homes at a time.
Sage Timberline Office is best-suited for mid-sized to large contractors looking for a scalable solution for residential, commercial, industrial, government and specialty construction enterprises.
These are the voyages of the new commercial enterprise.
Global economics is causing farms and ranches to evolve toward either large commercial enterprises or small family operations.
Bellwether, the multifamily and commercial banking subsidiary of Enterprise Community Investment, Inc (Enterprise), specifically announced the recent closing of five loans to finance seven hotels around the country.
NEW YORK – William Shatner's distinct voice took us aboard the USS Enterprise in "Star Trek," stole the stage in "Miss Congeniality" and negotiated our hotel prices in Priceline commercials.
On the 40-year anniversary of the last manned moon mission, former NASA officials and investors have launched a new enterprise in commercial space travel called Golden Spike.
Salesforce.com has named Jeff Lautenbach as senior vice president of enterprise commercial sales for the Americas.
So much so, it may be difficult to imagine the efficient running of a commercial enterprise without the service wrought from staples .
So much so, it may be difficult to imagine the efficient running of a commercial enterprise without the service.
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In science:

As was recently demonstrated by the AOL fiasco with publishing anonymized search r esults , commercial and legal pressures render it close to impossible to channel Internet measurement data from private enterprises to the research community.
The Workshop on Internet Topology (WIT) Report
Paths of Commercial Knowledge: Forms and Consequences of University-Enterprise Synergy in Scientist Sponsored Firms. Research Policy. Skolnikoff, E. B. (1993).
The Scientometrics of a Triple Helix of University-Industry-Government Relations
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