What does ENTREPRENEUR mean?

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ˌɑn trə prəˈnɜr, -ˈnʊər, -ˈnyʊər, ɑ̃ˌ-ENTREPRENEUR

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. entrepreneur, enterprisernoun

    someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it


  1. Entrepreneurnoun

    One who takes the initiative to create a product or establish a business for profit; generally, whoever undertakes on his own account an enterprise in which others are employed and risks are taken. F. A. Walker.

    Etymology: [F. See Enterprise.]


  1. entrepreneurnoun

    A person who organizes and operates a business venture and assumes much of the associated risk.

    Etymology: From entrepreneur.

  2. entrepreneurnoun

    A person who organizes a risky activity of any kind and acts substantially in the manner of a business entrepreneur.

    Etymology: From entrepreneur.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Entrepreneurnoun

    one who creates a product on his own account; whoever undertakes on his own account an industrial enterprise in which workmen are employed

    Etymology: [F. See Enterprise.]


  1. Entrepreneur

    An entrepreneur is an individual who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on financial risk to do so.

Editors Contribution

  1. entrepreneur

    A person who creates a business that functions easily, efficiently and effectively.

    Entrepreneurs are eligible for a variety of finance grants.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ENTREPRENEUR in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ENTREPRENEUR in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of ENTREPRENEUR in a Sentence

  1. April Landen:

    As an entrepreneur, I've followed Trump and his business career and I think he's gonna do amazing things for this country, and because he is supporting himself, we are getting what his true values are.

  2. Greg Tehven:

    What makes Fargo unique is that the end user sits next to the entrepreneur and they solve the problem together.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I never anticipated running for office or being a politician, so I could have fun with Howard on the radio and everyone would love it. People do love it, i could say whatever I wanted when I was an entrepreneur, a business guy.

  4. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Every entrepreneur is either a socialist, anarchist, or a communist. Meaning, you are not willing to depend upon an individual who tells you what to do and how to live your life. Your boss represent the capitalist regime.

  5. Greg Dewald:

    A pitfall that most entrepreneurs face is that we become so absorbed in the day-to-day battle (and mind you, it's a glorious battle), that we lose sight of where we are and where we need to go. I believe an imperative for any entrepreneur is to work 'on' the business as much or more so than 'in' the business.

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    a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    • A. endeavor
    • B. guts
    • C. rateables
    • D. staff

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