HyperDic: enterprise

English > 3 senses of the word enterprise:
NOUNactenterprise, endeavor, endeavoura purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
groupenterprisean organization created for business ventures
attributeenterprise, enterprisingness, initiative, go-aheadreadiness to embark on bold new ventures
enterprise > pronunciation
Soundseh'nerpray.z; eh'nterpray.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > enterprise: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness).
Example"he had doubts about the whole enterprise"
Synonymsendeavor, endeavour
Narrowerbusiness activity, commercial activityActivity undertaken as part of a commercial ... / commercial enterprise
forlorn hopeA hopeless or desperate enterprise
racket, fraudulent scheme, illegitimate enterpriseAn illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud / fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit
Broaderundertaking, project, task, laborAny piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
Spanishempresa, esfuerzo, tarea, tentativa
Catalanempresa
Nounsenterprisersomeone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it
English > enterprise: 3 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningAn organization created for business ventures.
Example"a growing enterprise must have a bold leader"
Narrowerbusiness, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisationA commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
collectiveMembers of a cooperative enterprise
commercial enterpriseAn enterprise connected with commerce
giantAn unusually large / large / large enterprise
Broaderorganization, organisationA group of people who work together
Spanishempresa
Catalanempresa
Nounsenterprisersomeone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it
English > enterprise: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningreadiness to embark on bold new ventures.
Synonymsenterprisingness, initiative, go-ahead
BroaderdriveThe trait of being highly motivated
Spanishempresa, empuje, iniciativa
Catalandevantera, iniciativa
Nounsenterprisersomeone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it

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