businesspeople

[biz-nis-pee-puhl]
plural noun
businesspersons collectively.
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businessperson

[biz-nis-pur-suhn]
noun
a person regularly employed in business, especially a white-collar worker, executive, or owner.

Origin:
1970–75, Americanism; business(man) + -person


See -person.
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businessperson (ˈbɪznɪsˌpɜrsən)
 
n , pl -people, -persons
a person engaged in commercial or industrial business, esp as an owner or executive
 

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Example sentences
The businesspeople in the room represented a world in which innovation requires
  disruption.
Finally there are the buoyant, smiling businesspeople.
Most businesspeople don't understand the role patents will play in the future.
Politicians, businesspeople, and entertainers offered tributes.
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