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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Exhibiting methodical and systematic characteristics that would be useful in a corporation; Not distracted by anything unrelated to the goal.

Usage examples (37)
  • "Where's your card?" she demanded in businesslike tones.
  • “Where’s your card?” she demanded in businesslike tones.
  • The meeting was described as businesslike by U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Crocker.
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