Dictionary Glossary

This is a full glossary/dictionary of useful words you will find on Big Business English.

  • effect [ general-vocab ]

    If something (or someone) has an effect on something else it means it (or they) changes it.
    Moving to our new offices has had a very positive effect on the employees. People are much happier and more productive here than in the old location.
  • entertainment

    Entertainment means making people happy and interested in a drama, comedy, shows, music, etc.

    The entertainment industry is one of America's main exports.

  • environment [ general-vocab ]

    The environment is the natural world that surrounds us.
    Protecting the environment is not just a social obligation. It makes good business sense as well. 
    Note that the second n in environment is silent.
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