UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbɪznɪsmən/, /ˈbɪznɪsmæn/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbɪznɪsˌmæn/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(biznis man′)

Inflections of 'businessman' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": businessmen
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. would make a [great, terrible] businessman
  2. a [great, wealthy, savvy, ruthless, successful, powerful] businessman
  3. made his [living, fortune] as a businessman
  4. a businessman's [suit, face, attitude]
  5. [a local, a foreign, an international] businessman
  6. [local] businessmen
  7. businessmen from [all over, Spain]
  8. [Japanese] businessmen
  9. businessmen are known for
  10. businessman and [philanthropist, businesswoman]
  11. the businessman (who is) responsible
  12. is the [son, daughter] of a (wealthy) businessman
  13. became a [millionaire, billionaire] businessman
  14. the businessman made his fortune on
  15. [facilities, tools, hotels] for businessmen
  16. a businessman [accused, convicted] of
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