|entrepreneur (ˌɒntrəprəˈnɜː, French ɑ̃trəprənœr)|
|1.||the owner or manager of a business enterprise who, by risk and initiative, attempts to make profits|
|2.||a middleman or commercial intermediary|
|[C19: from French, from entreprendre to undertake; see |
|to introduce subtleties into or argue subtly about.|
|to chew (food) slowly and thoroughly.|
One who starts a business or other venture that promises economic gain but that also entails risks.