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Busness vs. Business: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on November 25, 2023
"Busness" is an incorrect spelling. The right spelling is "Business," which refers to commercial activities or professions.

Which is correct: Busness or Business

How to spell Business?

Busness is Incorrect

Business is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember "busi-" before "-ness" to get "Business."
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 25, 2023
Use mnemonic: "Be sure it's Business with double S."
Janet White
Nov 25, 2023
Associate the word with "busy-ness" since businesses often involve a lot of activity.
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Nov 25, 2023
Consider that "Business" has two 's's, similar to "success."
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Nov 25, 2023
Think of it as "busiNESS," emphasizing the need for an 'i' before 'ness.'
Janet White
Nov 25, 2023
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Business Definitions

Business refers to organized efforts to produce or sell goods and services.
She's in the fashion business.
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Business indicates a matter or concern.
That's none of your business.
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The activity of buying and selling commodities, products, or services
New systems now being used in business.
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The amount or volume of this activity
Business was off all day.
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The variety of this activity in which a person is engaged
The wholesale food business.
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A specific occupation or pursuit
The best designer in the business.
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A commercial enterprise or establishment
Bought his uncle's construction business.
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Commercial dealings; patronage
Took her business to a trustworthy salesperson.
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One's rightful or proper concern or interest
"The business of America is business" (Calvin Coolidge).
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Something involving one personally
It's none of my business.
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Serious work or endeavor
Got right down to business.
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An affair or matter
"We will proceed no further in this business" (Shakespeare).
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An incidental action performed by an actor on the stage to fill a pause between lines or to provide interesting detail.
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(Informal) Strong verbal criticism; scolding
Gave me the business for being late.
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(Informal) Urination or defecation
The dog did its business on the lawn.
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(Obsolete) The condition of being busy.
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(countable) A specific commercial enterprise or establishment.
I was left my father's business.
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(countable) A person's occupation, work, or trade.
He is in the motor and insurance businesses.
I'm going to Las Vegas on business.
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(uncountable) Commercial, industrial, or professional activity.
He's such a poor cook, I can't believe he's still in business!
We do business all over the world.
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(uncountable) The volume or amount of commercial trade.
Business has been slow lately.
They did nearly a million dollars of business over the long weekend.
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(uncountable) One's dealings; patronage.
I shall take my business elsewhere.
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(uncountable) Private commercial interests taken collectively.
This proposal will satisfy both business and labor.
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(uncountable) The management of commercial enterprises, or the study of such management.
I studied business at Harvard.
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(countable) A particular situation or activity.
This UFO stuff is a mighty strange business.
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(countable) Any activity or objective needing to be dealt with; especially, one of a financial or legal matter.
Our principal business here is to get drunk.
Let's get down to business.
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(uncountable) Something involving one personally.
That's none of your business.
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Matters that come before a body for deliberation or action.
If that concludes the announcements, we'll move on to new business.
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Business class, the class of seating provided by airlines between first class and coach.
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(acting) Action carried out with a prop or piece of clothing, usually away from the focus of the scene.
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The collective noun for a group of ferrets.
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Something very good; top quality. (possibly from "the bee's knees")
These new phones are the business!
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The act of defecation, or the excrement itself, particularly that of a non-human animal.
Your ferret left his business all over the floor.
As the cart went by, its horse lifted its tail and did its business.
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(slang) Disruptive shenanigans.
I haven't seen cartoons giving someone the business since the 1990s.
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(Australian Aboriginal) matters (e.g sorry business = a funeral)
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Of, to, pertaining to or utilized for purposes of conducting trade, commerce, governance, advocacy or other professional purposes.
Please do not use this phone for personal calls; it is a business phone.
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Professional, businesslike, having concern for good business practice.
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Supporting business, conducive to the conduct of business.
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That which busies one, or that which engages the time, attention, or labor of any one, as his principal concern or interest, whether for a longer or shorter time; constant employment; regular occupation; as, the business of life; business before pleasure.
Wist ye not that I must be about my Father's business?
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Any particular occupation or employment engaged in for livelihood or gain, as agriculture, trade, art, or a profession.
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Financial dealings; buying and selling; traffic in general; mercantile transactions.
It seldom happens that men of a studious turn acquire any degree of reputation for their knowledge of business.
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That which one has to do or should do; special service, duty, or mission.
The daughter of the King of France,On serious business, craving quick despatch,Importunes personal conference.
What business has the tortoise among the clouds?
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Affair; concern; matter; - used in an indefinite sense, and modified by the connected words.
It was a gentle business, and becomingThe action of good women.
BestowYour needful counsel to our business.
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The position, distribution, and order of persons and properties on the stage of a theater, as determined by the stage manager in rehearsal.
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Care; anxiety; diligence.
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A commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it;
He bought his brother's business
A small mom-and-pop business
A racially integrated business concern
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The activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects;
Computers are now widely used in business
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Business concerns collectively;
Government and business could not agree
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The volume of business activity;
Business is good today
Show me where the business was today
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A rightful concern or responsibility;
It's none of your business
Mind your own business
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The principal activity in your life that you do to earn money;
He's not in my line of business
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An immediate objective;
Gossip was the main business of the evening
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Incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect;
His business with the cane was hilarious
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Customers collectively;
They have an upper class clientele
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Business denotes the volume of activity in a commercial entity.
Our business has grown this year.
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Business can mean a specific commercial entity.
The business was bought by a conglomerate.
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Business can also imply one's rightful concern or responsibility.
It's his business to ensure everything runs smoothly.
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FAQs

What is the root word of Business?

The root word is "busy."
Sara Rehman
Nov 25, 2023

Why is it called Business?

The term derives from the state of being busy, reflecting activity, work, or trade.
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Nov 25, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Business?

There isn't a specific conjunction exclusive to "business"; it depends on context.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 25, 2023

What is the verb form of Business?

"Business" doesn't have a verb form, but related actions include "to do business" or "to transact."
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Which vowel is used before Business?

Typically, the article "a" is used before "business."
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Nov 25, 2023

What is the singular form of Business?

Business.
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Is Business a noun or adjective?

It's a noun.
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Nov 25, 2023

What is the pronunciation of Business?

It's pronounced as /ˈbɪz.nɪs/.
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Nov 25, 2023

What is the plural form of Business?

Businesses.
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Nov 25, 2023

Is Business an abstract noun?

No, it's concrete, though certain contexts (e.g., "mind your own business") can be abstract.
Harlon Moss
Nov 25, 2023

Which preposition is used with Business?

"In" can be used, as in "in business."
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Nov 25, 2023

Which article is used with Business?

Both "a" and "the" can be used, depending on context.
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Nov 25, 2023

Is the Business term a metaphor?

Not inherently, but can be used metaphorically.
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Nov 25, 2023

Is the word Business imperative?

No.
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Nov 25, 2023

How do we divide Business into syllables?

Busi-ness.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 25, 2023

What is the opposite of Business?

Idleness or leisure.
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Nov 25, 2023

What is the second form of Business?

N/A.
Sara Rehman
Nov 25, 2023

Is Business a negative or positive word?

Neutral, but context can determine its connotation.
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Nov 25, 2023

Is Business a collective noun?

No.
Janet White
Nov 25, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Business?

The first syllable, "busi."
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Nov 25, 2023

Is Business an adverb?

No.
Harlon Moss
Nov 25, 2023

Is Business a vowel or consonant?

"Business" is a word, but it starts with a consonant.
Janet White
Nov 25, 2023

What is another term for Business?

Enterprise.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 25, 2023

Which determiner is used with Business?

Common determiners like "this" or "that" can be used.
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Nov 25, 2023

Is Business a countable noun?

Yes, e.g., "She has two businesses."
Aimie Carlson
Nov 25, 2023

How many syllables are in Business?

Two.
Sara Rehman
Nov 25, 2023

What part of speech is Business?

It is a noun.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 25, 2023

What is the first form of Business?

The noun "Business" doesn't have verb forms.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 25, 2023

What is the third form of Business?

N/A.
Sara Rehman
Nov 25, 2023

How is Business used in a sentence?

Doing business internationally requires understanding different cultures and regulations.
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Nov 25, 2023
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