(n.) That which busies one, or that which engages the time, attention, or labor of any one, as his principal concern or interest, whether for a longer or shorter time; constant employment; regular occupation; as, the business of life; business before pleasure.
(n.) Any particular occupation or employment engaged in for livelihood or gain, as agriculture, trade, art, or a profession.
(n.) Financial dealings; buying and selling; traffic in general; mercantile transactions.
(n.) That which one has to do or should do; special service, duty, or mission.
(n.) Affair; concern; matter; -- used in an indefinite sense, and modified by the connected words.
(n.) The position, distribution, and order of persons and properties on the stage of a theater, as determined by the stage manager in rehearsal.
(n.) Care; anxiety; diligence.
(1) The bank tellers who saw their positions filled by male superiors took special pleasure in going to the bank and keeping them busy.
(2) Community owned and run local businesses are becoming increasingly common.
(3) As May delivered her statement in the chamber, police helicopters hovered overhead and a police cordon remained in place around Westminster, but MPs from across the political spectrum were determined to show that they were continuing with business as usual.
(4) We want to be sure that the country that’s providing all the infrastructure and support to the business is the one that reaps the reward by being able to collect the tax,” he said.
(5) Meanwhile, reductions in tax allowances on dividends for company shareholders from £5,000 down to £2,000 represent another dent to the incomes of many business owners.
(6) In 2012, 20% of small and medium-sized businesses were either run solely or mostly by women.
(7) In documents due to be published by the bank, it will signal a need to shed costs from a business that employs 10,000 people as it scrambles to return to profit.
(8) Businesses fleeing Brexit will head to New York not EU, warns LSE chief Read more Amid attempts by Frankfurt, Paris and Dublin to catch possible fallout from London, Sir Jon Cunliffe said it was highly unlikely that any EU centre could replicate the services offered by the UK’s financial services industry.
(9) Richard Hill, deputy chief executive at the Homes & Communities Agency , said: "As social businesses, housing associations already have a good record of re-investing their surpluses to build new homes and improve those of their existing tenants.
(10) It has announced a four-stage programme of reforms that will tackle most of these stubborn and longstanding problems, including Cinderella issues such as how energy companies treat their small business customers.
(11) We could do with similar action to cut out botnets and spam, but there aren't any big-money lobbyists coming to Mandelson pleading loss of business through those.
(12) Proposals to increase the tax on high-earning "non-domiciled" residents in Britain were watered down today, after intense lobbying from the business community.
(13) That is what needs to happen for this company, which started out as a rebellious presence in the business, determined to get credit for its creative visionaries.
(14) If black people could only sort out these self-inflicted problems themselves, everything would be OK. After all, doesn't every business say it welcomes job applicants from all backgrounds?
(15) In a new venture, BDJ Study Tours will offer a separate itinerary for partners on the Study Safari so whilst the business of dentistry gets under way they can explore additional sights in this fascinating country.
(16) "As part of this de-leveraging process, the group will also focus on eliminating any loss-making businesses."
(17) However, the City focused on the improvement in the fortunes of its Irish business, Ulster bank, and its new mini bad bank which led to a 1.8% rise in the shares to 368p.
(18) These lanes encourage cyclists to 'ride in the gutter' which in itself is a very dangerous riding position – especially on busy congested roads as it places the cyclist right in a motorist's blind spot.
(19) The last time Vince Cable had a seat in the business department, it was during a high noon of industrial action and state interference in the economy.
(20) Martin Wheatley will remain head of the Conduct Business Unit and become the future chief executive of the FCA.
(adv.) In a personal manner; by bodily presence; in person; not by representative or substitute; as, to deliver a letter personally.
(adv.) With respect to an individual; as regards the person; individually; particularly.
(adv.) With respect to one's individuality; as regards one's self; as, personally I have no feeling in the matter.
(1) Correction for within-person variation in urinary excretion increased this partial correlation coefficient between intake and excretion to 0.59 (95% CI = 0.03 to 0.87).
(2) The analysis is based on the personal experience of the authors with 117 cases and the review of 223 cases published in the literature.
(3) This finding is of major importance for persons treated with diltiazem who engage in sport.
(4) 119 representatives of this population were checked in their sexual contacts; of these, 13 persons proved to be infected with HIV.
(5) Large gender differences were found in the correlations between the RAS, CR, run frequency, and run duration with the personality, mood, and locus of control scores.
(6) The idea that 80% of an engineer's time is spent on the day job and 20% pursuing a personal project is a mathematician's solution to innovation, Brin says.
(7) Why bother to put the investigators, prosecutors, judge, jury and me through this if one person can set justice aside, with the swipe of a pen.
(8) But becoming that person in a traditional society can be nothing short of social suicide.
(9) The results suggest that RPE cannot be used reliably as a surrogate for direct pulse measurement in exercise training of persons with acute dysvascular amputations.
(10) Polygraphic recordings during sleep were performed on 18 elderly persons (age range: 64-100 years).
(11) Parents believed they should try to normalize their child's experiences, that interactions with health care professionals required negotiation and assertiveness, and that they needed some support person(s) outside of the family.
(12) Caries-related bacteriological and biochemical factors were studied in 12 persons with low and 11 persons with normal salivary-secretion rates before and after a four-week period of frequent mouthrinses with 10% sorbitol solution (adaptation period).
(13) Hypnosis might be looked upon as a method by which an unscrupulous person could sustain such a state of powerlessness in a victim.
(14) Urine tests in six patients with other kidney diseases and with uraemia and in seven healthy persons did not show this substance.
(15) Size of household was the most important predictor of both the total level of household food expenditures and the per person level.
(16) An additional 1.3% of the persons studied needed this operation, but were unfit for surgery.
(17) The results indicated that 48% of the sample either regularly checked their own skin or had it checked by another person (such as a spouse), and 17% had been screened by a general practitioner in the preceding 12 months.
(18) Of 573 tests in 127 persons, a positive response occurred in 68 tests of 51 patients.
(19) Also, it is often the case that trustees or senior leadership are in said positions because they have personal relationships with the founder.
(20) Fifteen patients of acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) were detected out of 2500 persons of Maheshwari community surveyed.