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LINE OF BUSINESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does line of business mean? 

LINE OF BUSINESS (noun)
  The noun LINE OF BUSINESS has 2 senses:

1. a particular kind of product or merchandise
2. a particular kind of commercial enterprise

  Familiarity information: LINE OF BUSINESS used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LINE OF BUSINESS (noun)


Sense 1line of business [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A particular kind of product or merchandise

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

business line; line of business; line of merchandise; line of products; product line; line

Context example:

a nice line of shoes

Hypernyms ("line of business" is a kind of...):

merchandise; product; ware (commodities offered for sale)

Meronyms (parts of "line of business"):

top of the line (the best (most expensive) in a given line of merchandise)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "line of business"):

sideline (an auxiliary line of merchandise)


Sense 2line of business [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A particular kind of commercial enterprise

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

field of operation; line of business; field

Context example:

they are outstanding in their field

Hypernyms ("line of business" is a kind of...):

business; business enterprise; commercial enterprise (the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects)


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