Business (General)

Business - General

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  • business trend — UK US noun [C] ► a general change in the way business is developing: »Economists don t know exactly what business trend will drive the next wave of jobs. »Recently there has been a general business trend toward corporate downsizing and… …   Financial and business terms

  • general haulage — ➔ haulage * * * general haulage UK US noun [U] TRANSPORT ► the business of transporting goods of any kind by road or railway: »We offer a general haulage service to meet the most demanding needs …   Financial and business terms

  • general liability — UK US noun [C or U] ► LAW, INSURANCE legal responsibility for injury, property damage, or financial loss caused to others: »You want coverage for major theft, fire, general liability (should a customer get hurt) and other perils. general… …   Financial and business terms

  • general-purpose — ˈgeneral ˌpurpose adjective [only before a noun] 1. a general purpose product is suitable for most uses or situations that such products are normally used for: • a general purpose computer • general purpose telecommunications software 2. FINANCE… …   Financial and business terms

  • general — UK US /ˈdʒenərəl/ adjective ► including a lot of things or subjects rather than being limited to only one or a few: »Only a third of the general population are willing to haggle over the price of something they want to buy. »Market demand for all …   Financial and business terms

  • general and administrative expense — ➔ expense * * * general expense UK US noun [C, usually plural] (also general and administrative expense) ACCOUNTING ► money that a company spends on organizing and controlling its activities generally rather than on a particular product or… …   Financial and business terms

  • general counsel — ˌgeneral ˈcounsel noun [countable] LAW 1. JOBS the chief legal officer of a US company 2. ORGANIZATIONS a firm of US lawyers that gives general legal advice * * * general counsel UK US noun [C] LAW, WORKPLACE ► in the U …   Financial and business terms

  • general expense — ➔ expense * * * general expense UK US noun [C, usually plural] (also general and administrative expense) ACCOUNTING ► money that a company spends on organizing and controlling its activities generally rather than on a particular product or… …   Financial and business terms

  • general legacy — ➔ legacy * * * general legacy UK US noun [C or U] LAW ► an amount of money or other asset that is given to someone out of the general assets of a person who has died, rather than a particular named object or asset: »General legacies have priority …   Financial and business terms

  • general manager — ➔ manager * * * general manager UK US noun [C] HR, WORKPLACE ► a person who is in charge of all or part of an organization or company: general manager for/of sth »He s been made general manager for exploration and production projects …   Financial and business terms

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