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ˌɑn trə prəˈnɜr, -ˈnʊər, -ˈnyʊər, ɑ̃ˌ-en·tre·pre·neur

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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.


  1. entrepreneurnoun

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

  2. entrepreneurnoun

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

  3. 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

  2. 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. Robert L Schwartz:

    The entrepreneur is essentially a visualizer and an actualizer. He can visualize something, and when visualizes it he sees exactly how to make it happen.

  2. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    The ability to redefine failure as an opportunity to learn is a critical skill for any effective entrepreneur, and it is best to learn early.

  3. Julia Hartz:

    Being an entrepreneur can be learned and that is exactly what I have done, you don’t have to be born with it, or have had the ‘lemonade stand.’ But, you do need to have the passion, devotion, conviction and sheer will and drive to make it happen.

  4. Sandeep Aggarwal:

    Entrepreneur should never forget that better to be lucky than smart. So many times it is not the intellect that wins.

  5. Mike Gonzalez:

    Hong Kong dissidents don’t know what President Trump is going to do, although President Trump must be aware of Hong Kong’s importance as a businessmen and an entrepreneur, hong Kong dissidents do know what has happened in the last eight years and that has not been a robust defense of human rights in Hong Kong.

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    the act of carrying something
    • A. interrogate
    • B. depend
    • C. carry
    • D. acclaim

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