Etymology
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entrepreneur (n.)

1828, "manager or promoter of a theatrical production," reborrowing of French entrepreneur "one who undertakes or manages," agent noun from Old French entreprendre "undertake" (see enterprise). The word first crossed the Channel late 15c. (Middle English entreprenour) but did not stay. Meaning "business manager" is from 1852. Related: Entrepreneurship.

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Definitions of entrepreneur

entrepreneur (n.)
someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it;
Synonyms: enterpriser
From wordnet.princeton.edu