Meaning of ENTERPRISE in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ entə(r)praɪz ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
An enterprise is a company or business, often a small one. ( BUSINESS )
There are plenty of small industrial enterprises.
N-COUNT : usu with supp , oft adj N
An enterprise is something new, difficult, or important that you do or try to do.
Horse breeding is indeed a risky enterprise.
N-COUNT : usu supp N
Enterprise is the activity of managing companies and businesses and starting new ones. ( BUSINESS )
He is still involved in voluntary work promoting local enterprise.
...a national program of subsidies to private enterprise.
N-UNCOUNT : usu supp N
Enterprise is the ability to think of new and effective things to do, together with an eagerness to do them.
...the spirit of enterprise worthy of a free and industrious people.
N-UNCOUNT [ approval ]
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006