businesspeople

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businesspeople

  1. plural form of businessperson.
    The politically correct "businesspeople" has replaced the old "businessmen".
    • 2013 August 10, Schumpeter, “Cronies and capitols”, in The Economist, volume 408, number 8848:
      Policing the relationship between government and business in a free society is difficult. Businesspeople have every right to lobby governments, and civil servants to take jobs in the private sector.
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