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businesslike (adj.)

"methodical and thorough, such as ought to prevail in doing business," 1791, from business + like (adj.).

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Definitions of businesslike

businesslike (adj.)
exhibiting methodical and systematic characteristics that would be useful in business;
businesslike (adj.)
not distracted by anything unrelated to the goal;
Synonyms: earnest
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Dictionary entries near businesslike

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bushwhacker

bushy

busily

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businessman

busing

busk

busker

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