small business

small business
A person engaged in commercial activities, with the exception of a business involving real estate, with debts not in excess of $2,000,000. (Bernstein's Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology)

United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012.

small business
A person engaged in commercial activities, with the exception of a business involving real estate, with debts not in excess of $2,000,000.

US Bankruptcy 2012.


Glossary of Bankruptcy.

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  • small business — UK US noun [countable] [singular small business plural small businesses] business a business that has a small number of employees, usually less than 100 Thesaurus: general types of business or company …   Useful english dictionary

  • small business — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms small business : singular small business plural small businesses business a business that has a small number of employees, usually less than 100 …   English dictionary

  • small business — /smɔl ˈbɪznəs/ (say smawl biznuhs) noun 1. a commercial enterprise conducted on a small scale. 2. the people who operate small enterprises, considered collectively: small business will resist the introduction of new taxes …   Australian English dictionary

  • small business — noun A privately owned and operated business with relatively small turnover and staff numbers, typically seen as constituting part of a specific commercial or economic sector …   Wiktionary

  • small business — little shop or business …   English contemporary dictionary

  • small business — /smɔ:l bɪznəs/ noun a little company with low turnover and few employees …   Marketing dictionary in english

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