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noun enterprise pronunciation in British English /ˈentə(r)ˌpraɪz/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a large or important project, especially one that is new or different
    They are involved in an exciting scientific enterprise.
    1. a.
      [uncountable] the ability to think of new ideas and make them succeed
      Carlson showed extraordinary enterprise for such an inexperienced manager.
  2. 2
    [countable] a business company or organization
    Euro Disney is a much smaller enterprise than its American counterparts.
    1. a.
      [uncountable] the activity of creating businesses and managing them
      The country needs a government that works to encourage enterprise.


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