businesses (part of speech: noun)
establishments, barters, consortia, exchanges, corporations, specialties, proprietorships, assignments, transactions, situations, enterprises, ventures, stations, practices, labors, businesses, occupations, trades, vocations, activities, careers, livelihoods, firms, postings, partnerships, holdings, jobs, callings, merchants, companies, commissions, markets, services, professions, negotiations, affairs, interests, positions, concerns
- The King, you may be sure, knows very well what he is doing by the development of industries. - "The Lesser Bourgeoisie", Honore de Balzac.
- Many preachers, then or later, were driven also to other industries, such as keeping public- houses. - "John Knox and the Reformation", Andrew Lang.
- In none of the " trustified" industries, save anthracite coal, was labor organization able to make any headway. - "A History of Trade Unionism in the United States", Selig Perlman.