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What is the meaning of "the business" in the following sentence .
Jim knew absolutely nothing about the business when he joined the firm.
He knew nothing about what the firm made or how it marketed it etc.Concise Oxford English Dictionary © 2008 Oxford University Press:
- 1 a person's regular occupation or trade.■ work to be done or matters to be attended to.
- 2 a person's concern.
- 3 commercial activity.■ a commercial organization.
- 4 informal a matter: the business of trying to find her mother.
- 5 Theatre actions other than dialogue in a play.