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line of busi·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. line, product line, line of products, line of merchandise, business line, line of businessnoun

    a particular kind of product or merchandise

    "a nice line of shoes"

  2. field, field of operation, line of businessnoun

    a particular kind of commercial enterprise

    "they are outstanding in their field"


  1. Line of business

    Line of business is a general term which often refers to a set of one or more highly related products which service a particular customer transaction or business need. In some industry sectors, like insurance, "line of business" also has a regulatory and accounting definition to mean a statutory set of insurance policies. It may or may not be a strategically relevant business unit. "Line of business" often refers to an internal corporate business unit, whereas the term "industry" refers to an external view that includes all competitors competing in a similar market. A line of business will often examine its position within an industry using a Porter five forces analysis or other industry-analysis method and other relevant industry information.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Line of Business

    A theatrical phrase for the special kind of parts in which an actor is experienced. One who plays the “Juveniles” would not be entrusted with an “Old Man’s” part, and so forth.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of line of business in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of line of business in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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