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  1. (~ of sth) the act of keeping sth in good condition by checking or repairing it regularly
    maintenance
  2. [C] (~ of sth) [often in compounds] a person, company, or piece of equipment that makes or produces sth
    maker
  3. [usually before noun] connected with the work of a manager
    managerial
  4. [of work, etc.] involving using the hands or physical strength
    manual
  5. [business] the amount of profit made on the sale of a good or service
    margin
  6. [business − of a loan or an insurance policy, etc.] the time when money you have lent or invested is ready to be paid back
    maturity
  7. a method or a system for achieving sth mechanism
    • [pl. ~ os] [also formal memo·ran·dum] (~ to sb) an official note from one person to another in the same organization
    • memo
  8. (~ with/into sth | ~ A with B | ~ A and B together) to combine, or make two or more things combine, to form a single thing
    merge
  9. [C] (~ between/of A and B | ~ with sth) the act of joining two or more organizations or businesses into one
    merger
  10. [only before noun] connected with money, especially all the money in a country
    monetary
  11. (~ in/of/on sth) [business] the complete control of trade in particular goods or the supply of a particular service; a type of goods or a service that is controlled in this way
    monopoly
  12. paid, valid or calculated for 30 days
    monthly
  13. 1. (also [informal] a home loan) a legal agreement by which a bank or similar organization lends you money to buy a house, etc., and you pay the money back over a particular number of years; the sum of money that you borrow (noun) 2. to raise cash using property as security (~ a house) (verb)
    mortgage
  14. the reason why sb does sth or behaves in a particular way
    motivation
  15. 1. existing in or involving many countries (adjective) 2. a company that operates in many countries (noun)
    multinational
  16. [v] (~ with sb, for/about sth) to try to reach an agreement by formal discussion
    negotiate
  17. [C, usually pl., U] formal discussion between people who are trying to reach an agreement
    negotiation
  18. [usually before noun] the amount that remains when nothing more is to be taken away
    net
  19. 1. [U] the state of being forced to do sth because it is your duty, or because of a law, etc. 2. [C] something which you must do because you have promised, because of a law, etc.
    obligation
  20. 1. controlled by or connected to a computer or to the Internet (adjective) 2. by means of the Internet (adverb)
    online
  21. [usually before noun] connected with the way in which a business, machine, system, etc. works
    operational
  22. [often in compounds] a person who runs equipment or a machine
    operator
  23. describing a group of people who form a business, club, etc. together in order to achieve a particular aim
    organizational
  24. the result or effect of an action or event
    outcome
  25. connected with or in foreign countries, especially those separated from your country by the sea or ocean (adjective and adverb)
    overseas
  26. [U] the fact of possessing sth ownership
    • (~ in sth) a person who is taking part in an activity or event
    • participant
  27. [v] (~ in sth) [rather formal] to take part in or become involved in an activity
    participate
  28. that which must be paid or can be paid
    payable
  29. (~ sb/sth [as sth]) to understand or think of sb/sth in a particular way
    perceive
  30. [C+sing./pl. v.] the number, amount, rate of sth, expressed as if it is part of a total which is 100; a part or share of a whole
    percentage
  31. personal computer (abbreviation)
    PC
  32. [pl.] the people who work for an organization or one of the armed forces
    personnel
  33. [BrE] public limited company (abbreviation used after the name of a company or business)
    plc
  34. (finance) a set of shares owned by a particular person or organization
    portfolio
  35. 1. an amount of money that you pay once or regularly for an insurance policy (noun) 2. of a particularly high quality or standard (e.g. a ~ product) (adjective)
    premium
  36. [only before noun] most important; main
    principal
  37. mainly, chiefly
    principally
  38. [U] to sell a business or an industry so that it is no longer owned by the government
    privatization
  39. [U, C] how likely sth is to happen, [SYN] likelihood
    probability
  40. [U] the rate at which a worker, a company or a country produces goods, and the amount produced, compared with how much time, work and money is needed to produce them
    productivity
  41. a description of sb/sth that gives useful information
    profile
  42. that which makes or is likely to make money
    profitable
  43. a person or an organization that supplies sb with sth they need or want
    provider
  44. [U, C, usually sing.] the act of supplying sb with sth that they need or want; sth that is supplied
    provision
  45. (formal) a person who buys sty
    purchaser
  46. [pl. –os] (~ of A to B) the relationship between two groups of people or things that is represented by two numbers showing how much larger one group is in relation to the other
    ratio
  47. [C, U] a difficult time for the economy of a country, when there is less trade and industrial activity than usual and more people are unemployed
    recession
  48. [C] (~ to sb for/on/about sth) a formal suggestion about the best thing to do
    recommendation
  49. [U,C, usually sing.] recovery (from sth) the process of becoming well again after an illness or an injury
    recovery
  50. 1. to find new people to join a company, an organization, the armed forces, etc (verb) 2. a person who has just joined a company etc. (noun)
    recruit
  51. the process of finding new people to join a company or an organization
    recruitment
  52. the situation when sb has to leave their job because there is no more work available for them
    redundancy
  53. [U, C] the act of making an official record of sth/sb, a document showing that an official record has been made of sth
    registration
  54. to control sth by means of rules
    regulate
  55. a person or an organization that officially controls an area of business or industry and makes sure that it is operating fairly
    regulator
  56. [usually before noun] having the power to control an area of business or industry and make sure that it is operating fairly
    regulatory
  57. [C, usually pl.] a sum of money that you pay regularly to a bank, etc. until you have returned all the money that you owe
    repayment
  58. [U] the act of putting a person/ thing in the place of another, especially sth that is newer or better
    replacement
  59. [C] a formal statement of an opinion agreed on by a committee or a parliament/council, especially by means of a vote
    resolution
  60. [C, usually pl.] (~ on sb/sth) a rule, a fact, an idea, etc. that limits or controls what people can do
    restraint
  61. to organize sth such as a system or a company in a new and different way
    restructure
  62. [C] the act of organizing sth such as a system or a company in a new and different way
    restructuring
  63. 1. [U] the selling of goods to the public, usually through shops/stores (noun) 2. connected with the sale of goods to the public (adjective) 3. at the price paid by the general public (adverb)
    retail
  64. [U] the business of selling goods to the public, usually through shops/ stores
    retailing
  65. person or business that sells goods to the public
    retailer
  66. [U] (also revenues [pl.]) the money that a government receives from taxes or that an organization receives from its business
    revenue
  67. (~ for sth | ~ for sb to do sth) the opportunity or ability to do or achieve sth; [SYN] potential
    scope
  68. person or organisation that parts with a good or product in return for money; (good, poor, etc. ~) a product that has been sold in the amounts or way mentioned; [SYN] vendor
    seller
  69. [C] an official agreement that ends an argument between two people or groups
    settlement
  70. an owner of equity in a company or business
    shareholder
  71. [usually before noun] lasting a short time; designed only for a short period of time in the future
    short-term
  72. (~ in sth) to become an expert in a particular area of work, study or business; to spend more time on one area of work than on others
    specialize
  73. designed or developed for a particular purpose or area of knowledge
    specialized
  74. [C, U] a detailed description of how sth is, or should be, designed or made
    specification
  75. to state sth, especially by giving an exact measurement, time, exact instructions, etc.
    specify
  76. [C] money that sb invests in a company; [sing.] (~ in sth) an interest or share in a business, plan, etc. that is important to you and that you want to be successful
    stake
  77. that which can be won or lost, depending on the success of a particular action
    at stake
  78. 1. [only before noun] connected with starting a new business or project (adjective) 2. a company that is just beginning to operate (noun)
    start-up
  79. [C] a piece of information shown in numbers
    statistic
  80. (also [informal] stats) [pl.] a collection of information shown in numbers
    statistics
  81. [usually before noun] fixed by law; that which must be done by law
    statutory
  82. [U] the money system of Britain, based on the pound
    sterling
  83. [usually sing.] a place where shares in companies are bought and sold; all of the business activity involved in doing this
    stock exchange
  84. the business of buying and selling shares in companies and also the place where this happens
    stock market
  85. done as part of a plan that is meant to achieve a particular purpose or to gain an advantage (adjective)
    strategic
  86. in a manner that is meant to achieve a particular purpose or to gain an advantage (adverb)
    strategically
  87. [usually before noun] connected with the way in which sth is built or organized (adjective)
    structural
  88. according to the way in which sth is built or organized (adverb)
    structurally
  89. (~ sth to sb/sth) to give a document, proposal, etc. to sb in authority so that they can study or consider it
    submit
  90. (~ to sth) to pay an amount of money regularly in order to receive or use sth
    subscribe
  91. a person who pays to receive a service
    subscriber
  92. (~ to/for sth) an amount of money you pay, usually once a year, to receive regular copies of a newspaper or magazine; the act of paying this money
    subscription
  93. [formal] happening or coming after sth else
    subsequent
  94. [formal] afterwards; later; after sth else has happened
    subsequently
  95. 1. [pl. –ies] a business company that is owned or controlled by another larger company (noun) 2. secondary (adjective)
    subsidiary
  96. a person or company that produces or finds and delivers goods
    supplier
  97. 1. the amount by which the amount of money received is greater than the amount of money spent (noun) 2. in addition to that which is required or needed (adjective)
    surplus
  98. involving the use of natural products and energy in a way that does not harm the environment
    sustainable
  99. an act of taking control of a company by buying most of its shares
    takeover
  100. money that has to be paid to government on income, profits, etc.; the system of collecting money due to government on income, profits, etc.
    taxation
  101. a person who pays money to the government, especially on the money that they earn
    taxpayer
  102. [pl.] the technology of sending signals, images and messages over long distances by radio, telephone, television, satellite, etc.
    telecommunications
  103. a person who pays rent for the use of a room, building, land, etc. to the person who owns it
    tenant
  104. 1. a formal offer to supply goods or do work at a stated price; [SYN] bid (noun) 2. (~ for sth) to make a formal bid to supply goods or services (verb)
    tender
  105. a person who buys and sells things as a job
    trader
  106. [C] (~ between A and B) a piece of business that is done between people, especially an act of buying or selling
    transaction
  107. [sing.+ sing./pl. v.] [in Britain, the US and some other countries] the government department that controls public money
    Treasury
  108. 1. [C, usually sing., U] (~ of sth) the total amount of goods or services sold by a company during a particular period of time 2. the rate at which employees leave a company and are replaced by other people 3. [sing.] (~ of sth) the rate at which goods are sold in a shop/store and replaced by others
    turnover
  109. [U] the state of being not sure
    uncertainty
  110. [formal] to be the basis or cause of sth
    underlie
  111. important in a situation but not always easily noticed or stated clearly
    underlying
  112. [-took, -taken] to make yourself responsible for sth and start doing it
    undertake
  113. [C] (~ to do sth) | ~ that … ) [formal] an agreement or a promise to do sth
    undertaking
  114. [C] [especially NAmE] a service provided for the public, for example an electricity, water or gas supply utility
    • a professional judgement about how much money sth is worth
    • valuation
  115. 1. often changing; likely to change (adjective) 2. a situation, number or quantity that can vary or be varied (noun)
    variable
  116. [U] [BrE] a tax that is added to the price of goods and services (abbreviation for ‘value added tax’)
    VAT
  117. a person who sells things, for example food or newspapers, often outside on the street
    vendor
  118. 1. done willingly, not because you are forced 2. [usually before noun] [of work] done by people who choose to do it without being paid
    voluntary
  119. 1. willingly; without being forced 2. without payment, free
    voluntarily
  120. [pl. –ies] [C, U] a written agreement in which a company selling sth promises to repair or replace it if there is a problem within a particular period of time; [SYN] guarantee
    warranty
  121. 1. all the people who work for a particular company, organization, etc.; [SYN] staff 2. all the people in a country or an area who are available for work
    workforce
  122. 1. [usually before noun] affecting all parts of the planet (adjective) 2. all over the world (adverb)
    worldwide
  123. 1. to produce or provide sth, for example a profit, result, or crop (verb) 2. the profit, result or crop resulting from a particular economic basis (noun)
    yield

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