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business – English-French Dictionary WordReference.com

Principales traductions business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (trade) commerce nmnom masculin: s’utilise avec les articles “le”, “l'” (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), “un”. Ex : garçon – nm > On dira “le garçon” ou “un garçon”.   William is in business as a shoemaker.   William est dans le commerce comme fabricant de chaussures. business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. countable (company) entreprise nfnom féminin: s’utilise avec les articles “la”, “l'” (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), “une”. Ex : fille – nf > On dira “la fille” ou “une fille”. Avec un nom féminin, l’adjectif s’accorde. En général, on ajoute un “e” à l’adjectif. Par exemple, on dira “une petite fille”.    (populaire) affaire nfnom féminin: s’utilise avec les articles “la”, “l'” (devant
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definition of insurance by The Free Dictionary

AN Insurance Agent was trying to induce a Hard Man to Deal With to take out a policy on his house.
INSURANCE AGENT: My dear sir, that is a fine house — pray let me
Didn’t you once say that whatever ship Ahab sails in, that ship should pay something extra on its insurance policy, just as though it were loaded with powder barrels aft and boxes of lucifers forward?
The Manufacturer, seeing that he could get no labour for a long time and finding the times pretty hard anyhow, burned down his shoe factory for the insurance, and when the strikers wanted to resume work there was no work to resume.
Out of fear for the welfare of their families, men devised the scheme of insurance. To us, in this intelligent age, such a device is laughably absurd and primitive.
What was there to prevent her from
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Finance committee – definition of finance committee by The Free Dictionary

Finance committee headed by the varsity vice chancellor approved the budget proposals in a meeting attended by all concerned members of the Higher Education Commission, finance department and secretary (finance committee), varsity registrar and examination controller.
Referring the motion on June 12,, Mahalapye sub-council chairman, Councillor Tassman Cebani said the sub-council sitting was not in a position to make a decision on the motion before referring it to the finance committee for consideration.
Alderman Pat O’Connor was chairing his first Finance Committee meeting since Burke resigned the chairmanship.
While debating the report by the Powers and Privileges Committee and that of Finance Committee, MCAs said stern action should be taken against Warega.
The Senate Finance Committee will be streaming video of its markup live on the web, here.
16 ( ANI ): The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has said that in the new BCCI
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definition of personnel by The Free Dictionary

He seemed, indeed, singularly fond of his own company–or, as the PERSONNEL of the Advance expressed it, “grossly addicted to evil associations.” But then it should be said in justice to the stranger that the PERSONNEL was himself of a too convivial disposition fairly to judge one differently gifted, and had, moreover, experienced a slight rebuff in an effort at an “interview.”
“Well, Professor Maxon, to be quite frank,” he said at length, “we learned at Singapore the personnel of your party, which included a former naval officer whom we have been seeking for many years.
Changes had taken place in the personnel of the oyster boats.
D’Artagnan did not think proper to inform him of the reduction he had made in his personnel. He feared that the confidence of his associate would be abated by such an avowal.
Three white men, then, two half-breeds, one negro, and three
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Financy Glossary – The online dictionary of financial terms

Financial advisers and other finance professionals will some time use financial language that is hard to understand. This is usually due to them being so used to the language that they forget that their clients sometimes have a hard time understanding the terms they are using. Finance glossaryMany feel to embarrassed to ask what the language the professional real means and end up making decisions based on less information than they really need to make an informed decision. Some unscrupulous individuals use this tactic to sell financial products such as Warrants, Swaps and CFD:s that are unsuitable for the client they are selling them to.

With this in mind we have created finance-glossery.com. A website where you can look up words and see what your financial adviser is trying to tell or not to tell you. The website is available for all phones with an internet connection and makes it possible

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Personal effects – definition of personal effects by The Free Dictionary

I have made every inquiry, but cannot trace any personal effects or letter.
The remaining wagons were loaded with such rude furniture and other personal effects, as might be supposed to belong to one, ready at any moment to change his abode, without reference to season or distance.
They raged around Sid like a hail-storm; and before Aunt Polly could collect her surprised faculties and sally to the rescue, six or seven clods had taken personal effect, and Tom was over the fence and gone.
Muhati keeps all his personal effects in the lorry which was taken to the garage for repairs.
Again in April, prices for miscellaneous goods and services increased 0.9% due to higher prices for personal care and personal effects by 0.9% and 2.5%, respectively.
In its submitted reply to Customs (adjudication), MoFA stated that Pakistan Customs Tariff (PCT) code 9905 allowed duty-free imports for
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insurance – English-French Dictionary WordReference.com






Principales traductions
insurance nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (medical) assurance nfnom féminin: s’utilise avec les articles “la”, “l'” (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), “une”. Ex : fille – nf > On dira “la fille” ou “une fille”. Avec un nom féminin, l’adjectif s’accorde. En général, on ajoute un “e” à l’adjectif. Par exemple, on dira “une petite fille”.
  The new law required everyone to have medical insurance.
  La nouvelle loi exigeait que chaque individu ait une assurance médicale.
insurance nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (car) assurance nfnom féminin: s’utilise avec les articles “la”, “l'” (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), “une”. Ex : fille – nf > On dira “la fille” ou “une
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Personal matters – definition of personal matters by The Free Dictionary

As they had been discussing a score of personal matters only half-an-hour before, the introductory style seemed a little superfluous.
The faces all expressed animation and apprehension, but it seemed to Pierre that the cause of the excitement shown in some of these faces lay chiefly in questions of personal success; his mind, however, was occupied by the different expression he saw on other faces- an expression that spoke not of personal matters but of the universal questions of life and death.
“Everything is packed, and as I have a few personal matters to attend to I think I’ll take the afternoon off.”
Since last evening,” he added, smiling, “you have done enough in my service, and if you have any personal matters to settle it is just that I should give you time.”
On the other hand, Saxon was bewildered by Mercedes’ extravagance in personal matters. Her underlinen,
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Money talks – Idioms by The Free Dictionary

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money talks

A phrase emphasizing the persuasive power of money. If you want us to help you out, here’s some advice—money talks.

Money talks.

Fig. Money gives one power and influence to help get things done or get one’s own way. Don’t worry. I have a way of getting things done. Money talks. I can’t compete against rich old Mrs. Jones. She’ll get her way because money talks.

money talks

Wealth has great influence, as in Big contributors to campaigns are generally rewarded with important posts-in politics money talks . The idea behind this idiom was stated by Euripides in the fifth century b.c., and some 2,000 years later Erasmus spoke of “the talking power of money” ( Adagia, 1532). The precise current locution, however, only began to be used about 1900.

money talks

COMMON If you say that money talks, you mean that

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definition of money by The Free Dictionary

axle grease Australian slang for money, which greases the wheels of life, so to speak, helping things to run along more smoothly.

chicken feed Small change; a paltry or inconsequential amount of money. This American slang expression, which dates from 1836, is an allusion to the scraps and seeds fed to chickens.

fast buck Money acquired quickly and effortlessly, usually through illegal or unscrupulous methods. In this expression, buck carries the American slang meaning of dollar, making the origin of the term self-evident.

Trying to hustle me a fast buck. (A. Kober, New Yorker, January, 1949)

filthy lucre Money; money or other material goods acquired through unethical or dishonorable means, dirty money. This expression was first used in an epistle by St. Paul:

For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers … who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre’s sake. (Titus

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