businessman, businesswoman

noun
ADJECTIVE
leading (esp. BrE), prominent, successful
astute, good, shrewd, smart (esp. AmE)
billionaire, millionaire, rich, wealthy
small

an association of small businessmen (= people who own small businesses)

local

charities supported by local businesswomen

retired

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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