entrepreneur

[ ahn-truh-pruh-nur, -noo r; French ahn-truh-pruh-nœr ]SEE DEFINITION OF entrepreneur

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENTREPRENEUR

The globality of human praxis is not a scenario invented by some entrepreneur.

But, as an entrepreneur, Mr. Smith was always ahead of his period.

The worker appears here as the absolute equal of the entrepreneur.

"We desire to have nothing to do with either," returned the entrepreneur.

The entrepreneur had conducted, the visitor here, there, and everywhere.

He had the ability of an entrepreneur—but without capital, that outlet was denied him.

The English trader and entrepreneur was not seeking for legal instruments.

With John Stuart Mill, in general, we have an entrepreneur view-point.

Entrepreneur's profits and residual income are synonymous terms.

The entrepreneur should make no net profit on the goods he is producing.

WORD ORIGIN

1828, "manager or promoter of a theatrical production," reborrowing of French entrepreneur "one who undertakes or manages," agent noun from Old French entreprendre "undertake" (see enterprise). The word first crossed the Channel late 15c. but did not stay. Meaning "business manager" is from 1852. Related: Entrepreneurship.

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