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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (trade)commercio nm
  affari nmpl
 William is in business as a shoemaker.
 William è nel commercio delle scarpe.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Come vanno gli affari?
business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. countable (company)ditta nf
  azienda, impresa nf
 My uncle wants to start his own business.
 Mio zio vuole avviare una propria ditta.
business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (economics: commerce) (facoltà universitaria)economia nf
 Fiona is studying business at university.
 Fiona sta studiando economia all'università.
business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (concerns) (informale)affare nm
  (informale)affari nmpl
 That's none of your business.
 Non è affar tuo.
 Non sono affari tuoi.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
IngleseItaliano
business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sales volume)vendite nfpl
 We always have more business around the holidays.
 Abbiamo sempre vendite maggiori verso le vacanze.
business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. countable (place of commerce) (azienda o negozio)attività nf
  azienda nf
  negozio nm
 I don't allow customers to walk into my business and talk to me in a rude tone.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Dopo il corso di formazione ho subito aperto la mia attività.
 Non permetto ai clienti di entrare nel mio negozio e parlarmi con un tono scortese.
business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (matter, affair) (problema)questione nf
  faccenda, vicenda nf
  (informale: faccenda)affare nm
 Let's forget about the business with the bees. There are no items on the agenda under "new business".
 Dimentichiamoci la questione delle api.
business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (responsibility)compito, dovere, lavoro nm
  occupazione nf
 My business is to look after my brothers.
 Il mio compito è badare ai miei fratelli.
business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fact of being a customer) (di un cliente)fedeltà nf
 Your business is very important to us.
business n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (of business)di affari loc agg
  commerciale agg
 The two sat down to deal with business matters.
 I due si sono seduti per trattare questioni di affari.
business n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (suitable for business) (vestiti)da ufficio nm
 I put on my business suit.
 MI metto il mio vestito da ufficio.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
any other business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (matter not on agenda)varie ed eventuali nfpl
big business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (large businesses collectively)grande azienda nf
 Big business is expected to maintain America's ability to compete in the world market.
 Ci si aspetta che le grandi aziende mantengano la capacità dell'America di competere nel mercato mondiale.
big business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal ([sth] very profitable) (informale)affare d'oro nm
 The arms trade is big business, with a trillion dollars being spent on military purchases each year.
 Il commercio delle armi è un affare d'oro, con un trilione di dollari speso per acquisti militari ogni anno.
business address nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (official)indirizzo aziendale, indirizzo professionale nm
  indirizzo di lavoro nm
business administration nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (study of business management)gestione aziendale nf
 Giovanni sta facendo un master in gestione aziendale.
business affairs nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (commercial matters)questioni d'affari nmpl
 Oggi abbiamo delle questioni d'affari da sbrigare.
business as usual nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (normality)tutto come al solito
 It was business as usual in the City of London as million-pound bonuses were paid.
 Nella City di Londra è tutto come al solito: sono stati pagati dei bonus milionari.
business at hand nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (urgent matter for discussion)argomento in questione nm
 We have digressed enough, let's get back to the business at hand.
business attire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (smart work clothing)abbigliamento da ufficio nm
business boom nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (period of commercial growth) (informale)boom commerciale nm
business card nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (businessperson's calling card)biglietto da visita nm
 I ordered my business cards from a well-known company that delivers promptly.
 Ho ordinato i miei biglietti da visita da una rinomata ditta che li consegna tempestivamente.
business case nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (project, expense: justification)giustificazione economica nf
  studio di sostenibilità nm
business center (US),
business centre (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(town: commercial district)centro degli affari nm
business class (airplanes)business class nf
business college (education)scuola di economia aziendale nf
business concern nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (company) (affari)impresa, società nf
business correspondence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (letters, e-mails)corrispondenza commerciale, corrispondenza d'affari nf
  corispondenza di lavoro nf
 I have separate files for my business correspondence and my personal correspondence.
 Ho dei raccoglitori separati per la mia corrispondenza d'affari e per quella privata.
business cycle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (economic pattern)ciclo economico nm
 The national economy is currently in the growth phase of the business cycle.
 L'economia nazionale è attualmente nella fase di crescita del ciclo economico.
business day nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (day of trading)giorno lavorativo nm
  giorno feriale nm
 Your phone call will be returned within one business day.
 Vi richiameremo entro un giorno lavorativo.
business deal nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (agreement, contract)accordo commerciale nm
 It's good business to have written contracts for all your business deals.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Gli accordi commerciali tra aziende sono all'ordine del giorno.
business dealings nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (transactions, deals)rapporti d'affari nmpl
 My uncle refuses to have any more business dealings with our company.
business directory nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (listing of businesses)pagine gialle nfpl
 Se vuoi che il tuo negozio sia conosciuto devi essere sulle pagine gialle.
business district nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (commercial area of a town or city)zona commerciale nf
 You can find the large retail stores in the business district.
 I grandi negozi al dettaglio si trovano nella zona commerciale.
business education nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (knowledge of business practices)formazione aziendale nf
business education nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (training in business skills)formazione aziendale nf
business end (tools)punta (di coltello, etc) nf
Nota: estremità funzionante di un arnese
business English nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (style of English)inglese commerciale nm
 Marisa is doing a course in business English.
 Marisa sta facendo un corso di inglese commerciale.
business establishment nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (commercial institution)azienda commerciale nf
business ethics nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (ethics of trading practices)etica commerciale nf
 Differences in business ethics are a challenge for global companies.
 Le differenze nell'etica commerciale sono una sfida per le multinazionali.
business expense nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (expense incurred in doing business)spese aziendali nfpl
business fluctuations nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (economic changes)fluttuazioni economiche, oscillazioni economiche nfpl
 Spesso lo studio del mercato dei cambi consente di anticipare le oscillazioni economiche.
business hours nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (time span of operation) (ufficio, azienda, negozio)orario lavorativo, orario di apertura, orario d'ufficio nm
business hub nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (centre of business activity)centro direzionale nm
business intelligence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (information processing) (processo aziendale)business intelligence nf
Business is business. exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (Making a profit comes first.) (idiomatico: detto)gli affari sono affari
 He felt that I took advantage of his situation, but business is business.
 Gli è parso che io mi stessi approfittando della situazione, ma gli affari sono affari.
business jet nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (jet for business travel)jet privato nm
business law nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (set of laws governing business)diritto commerciale nm
business leader nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (manager in the business sector)dirigente d'azienda nm
business letter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (business correspondence)lettera commerciale nf
 A letter to a friend is different from a more formal business letter.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Sai scrivere una lettera commerciale in inglese?
business lunch nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (talking business while eating)pranzo d'affari nm
 Fast service and a quiet atmosphere made it a popular place for business lunches.
 Il servizio rapido e l'atmosfera tranquilla lo hanno reso un locale gettonato per i pranzi d'affari.
business management nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (commercial administration)gestione aziendale, gestione d'impresa nf
 È deciso a intraprendere una carriera in gestione aziendale.
business manager nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (director or supervisor)responsabile commerciale nm
 The company is advertising for a business manager.
business marketing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (promotion of commercial activity)marketing industriale nm
business meeting nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (discussion of commercial activity)riunione commerciale nf
business model nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (commercial plan)business model, modello imprenditoriale nm
business name nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (company: name other than registered one)ragione sociale nf
business park nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (industrial or commercial area)zona industriale nf
business partner nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] in joint commercial arrangement)partner commerciale nm
 My business partner had to sign the note as joint owner.
 Il mio partner commerciale ha dovuto co-firmare la nota in quanto coproprietario.
business plan nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (commercial outline)piano industriale nm
 Before examining my loan request, the bank wanted to see a business plan.
 Prima di esaminare la mia richiesta di prestito la banca ha voluto vedere un piano industriale.
business portfolio nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (commercial investments)investimenti commerciali nmpl
business premises nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (official location) (impresa, negozio)sede nf
Business Process Improvement nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (strategy for increasing efficiency)miglioramento dei processi aziendali nm
Business Process Management nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (optimizing business processes)gestione dei processi aziendali nf
business relations nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (working relationships)rapporti commerciali nmpl
 La mia ditta ha rapporti commerciali con la FIAT.
business requirements nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (needs of a commercial organization)requisiti commerciali nmpl
business school nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (school teaching business and management)scuola di business nf
 Julia is studying for a master's degree in marketing at a business school.
 Julia studia per un master in marketing alla scuola di business.
business studies nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (study of business management)economia aziendale nf
 I wanted to do a degree in economics but ended up doing a diploma in business studies.
 Volevo laurearmi in economia ma alla fine ho preso un diploma in economia aziendale.
business suit nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (businessperson's formal outfit)abito d'affari nm
 Liam was wearing a smart business suit for his job interview.
 Liam indossava un elegante abito d'affari per il suo colloquio di lavoro.
business to business advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (between organizations)interaziendale agg
Nota: hyphens used when term is an adj before a noun
business to business,
business-to-business
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(between organizations)interaziendale agg
 We don't sell our products to the general public; we only do business-to-business sales.
 Non vendiamo i nostri prodotti al pubblico; facciamo solo commercio interaziendale.
business travel nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (journeys: for work)viaggio di lavoro nm
business trip nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (journey made for work)viaggio d'affari, viaggio di lavoro nm
 My secretary booked the hotels for my upcoming business trip.
 La segretaria mi ha prenotato gli hotel per il mio prossimo viaggio d'affari.
business venture nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (start-up business)iniziativa imprenditoriale nf
 Most business ventures in my town don't last longer than six months.
business venture nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (business investment involving risk)iniziativa imprenditoriale nf
business year nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (business: financial period)anno fiscale, anno finanziario nm
businessperson,
plural: businesspeople
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(commercial executive)uomo d'affari nm
conduct business with [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (have commercial dealings with [sb])fare affari con vtr
core business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (main business activity)attività principale nf
 They decided to sell off several recent acquisitions and concentrate on their core business.
 Decisero di vendere alcune acquisizioni recenti e di concentrarsi sulla loro attività principale.
do business vtr + n (trade)fare affari
 Africa is often regarded as a challenging continent on which to do business.
 L'Africa è spesso considerata un continente difficile con cui fare affari.
do business with [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (trade or deal with)fare affari con [qlcn] vtr
 The US does business with China because each country uses the other's resources.
 Gli USA fanno affari con la Cina perché ogni paese fa uso delle risorse dell'altro.
do very little business v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (have few commercial dealings) (di negozio)lavorare poco, fare pochi affari, fare affari magri vi
do your business v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (defecate, urinate)fare i propri bisogni vtr
e-business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (online company)azienda online nf
  e-business nm
e-business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (online buying and selling)e-business nm
  business online nm
family business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (company owned and run by a family)azienda di famiglia nf
 Eventually, his son will take over the family business.
 Prima o poi suo figlio rileverà l'azienda di famiglia.
funny business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. slang (sneaky behaviour) (colloquiale)scherzi nmpl
 We're leaving you alone on trust – so no funny business!
 Ti lasciamo da solo perché ci fidiamo, perciò niente scherzi!
get down to business,
get down to work
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(start now)mettersi a lavorare, mettersi al lavoro v rif
 We need to get down to business if we hope to finish this today.
 Dobbiamo metterci a lavorare se speriamo di finire entro oggi.
give [sb] the business v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." slang, dated (subject to abuse, trouble) (figurato, informale)dare una lavata di testa a qualcuno vtr
go out of business v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (company: fail)fallire vi
  (informale, figurato)chiudere i battenti vtr
  cessare l'attività vtr
 The company went out of business during the recession.
have no business doing [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (not have the right)non dover fare [qlcs] vtr
  non stare a [qlcn] vi
 You have no business spreading gossip about me!
 Non dovevi spargere quelle voci su di me!
in business adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (company: open for trading, etc.)in attività
 The company has been in business since 1922.
 L'azienda è in attività dal 1922.
in business adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (ready to do [sth], prepared)in funzione
land-office business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (brisk trade)rapido boom di affari nm
  affari vivaci nmpl
line of business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (profession, trade: field) (affari)settore, ramo, settore d'attività, ramo d'attività nm
 In his line of business it is customary to pay in cash only. The company is going to eliminate the two lines of business that are not performing well.
 Nel suo ramo, è normale pagare solo in contanti. L'azienda eliminerà due settori d'attività che non stanno producendo buoni risultati.
mean business v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be serious about [sth])fare sul serio vtr
mind your own business,
also US: mind your business
interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
informal (the matter doesn't concern you)fatti i fatti tuoi inter
 It's nothing to do with you; mind your own business!
 Tu non c'entri niente, fatti i fatti tuoi!
mind your own business,
also US: mind your business
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
informal (look after what does concern you)farsi i fatti propri v rif
 If you mind your own business, you won't get in as much trouble.
 Se ti fai i fatti tuoi, non finisci così tanto nei guai.
monkey business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, slang (silly or frivolous behaviour)ragazzata, birbonata, balordaggine nf
 The substitute teacher quickly put an end to all the monkey business.
 La supplente mise presto fine a tutta quella ragazzata.
monkey business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, slang (trickery, deceitful behaviour)maneggio, intrallazzo, sotterfugio nm
 One had to be careful when dealing with the hawkers in the market, who were famous for their monkey business.
 Bisognava stare attenti quando si aveva a che fare con i venditori ambulanti del mercato che erano famosi per i loro maneggi.
none of [sb]'s business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (does not concern [sb])non riguardare [qlcn] vtr
 What I do with my time off is none of your business.
 Quel che faccio nel mio tempo libero non ti riguarda.
  (informale)non essere affar di [qlcn] vi
 Quel che faccio nel mio tempo libero non è affar tuo.
  (informale)non essere affari di [qlcn] vi
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Sapere quanto guadagno non sono affari tuoi.
none of your business interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (it isn't your concern)non sono affari tuoi
 How much do I earn? None of your business!
 Vuoi sapere quanto guadagno? Non sono affari tuoi!
official business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (professional matters or duties)affari ufficiali nmpl
 She is not here for casual conversation; she has official business to conduct.
 Non è qui per una conversazione di piacere; ha degli affari ufficiali da condurre.
order of business (assigned task)ordine del giorno nm
place of business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (premises)sede dell'azienda
put [sb/sth] out of business v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (company, person: cause to fail)estromettere [qlcn] dal mercato, estromettere [qlcs] dal mercato vtr
regular course of business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (customary)normale corso delle attività nm
retail business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (business: sells goods)commercio al dettaglio nm
  attività al dettaglio nf
show business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (entertainment industry)mondo dello spettacolo nm
  show business nm
 She's been in show business since before we were born.
 Lei lavora nel mondo dello spettacolo da prima che nascessimo.
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