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Definition of "entrepreneur" []

  • A person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for a business venture. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "entrepreneur" in a sentence
  • "From an etymological point-of-view, the word entrepreneur is based on the Sanskrit word "Antha Prerna," which in translation means "self-motivated.""
  • "The word entrepreneur derives from the French word that refers to the source of the event, the one who initiates."
  • "My understanding is that it was he who invented the term entrepreneur and who coined the phrase in order to explain why the market economy was so successful."