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A business (also known as enterprise or firm) is an organization engaged in the trade of goods, services, or both to consumers. Businesses are predominant in capitalist economies, where most of them are privately owned and administered to earn profit to increase the wealth of their owners. Businesses may also be not-for-profit or state-owned. A business owned by multiple individuals may be referred to as a company, although that term also has a more precise meaning.

The etymology of "business" relates to the state of being busy either as an individual or society as a whole, doing commercially viable and profitable work. The term "business" has at least three usages, depending on the scope — the singular usage to mean a particular organization; the generalized usage to refer to a particular market sector, "the music business" and compound forms such as agribusiness; and the broadest meaning, which encompasses all activity by the community of suppliers of goods and services. However, the exact definition of business, like much else in the philosophy of business, is a matter of debate and complexity of meanings.

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Matching Business Colleges

Name
University of Phoenix-Online Campus
Four or more years; Private for profit; $10,716 average out-state tuition; $10,716 average in-state tuition
American InterContinental University-Online
Four or more years; Private for profit; $15,660 average out-state tuition; $15,660 average in-state tuition
Colorado Technical University-Online
Four or more years; Private for profit; $12,760 average out-state tuition; $12,760 average in-state tuition
Webster University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $22,340 average out-state tuition; $22,340 average in-state tuition
University of Maryland-University College
Four or more years; Public; $11,976 average out-state tuition; $5,856 average in-state tuition
Kaplan University-Davenport Campus
Four or more years; Private for profit; $14,854 average out-state tuition; $14,854 average in-state tuition
Arizona State University
Four or more years; Public; $21,807 average out-state tuition; $9,208 average in-state tuition

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