show business

show business
Show business is the entertainment industry of film, theatre, and television.

He started his career in show business by playing the saxophone and singing. business personalities.

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  • show-business — [ ʃobiznɛs ] n. m. inv. • 1954; mot angl., de show « spectacle » et business « affaires » ♦ Anglic. Industrie, métier du spectacle. Abrév. fam. SHOWBIZ [ ʃobiz ]. Le showbiz. show business …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • show business — ⇒SHOW( )BUSINESS, (SHOW BUSINESS, SHOW BUSINESS), subst. masc. Industrie du spectacle, ensemble des activités commerciales mises en œuvre pour l organisation, la réalisation des spectacles. Pour produire « Mouche », il lui a fallu près de 70… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • show business — ➔ business * * * show business UK US noun [U] also INFORMAL showbiz) COMMERCE ► the entertainment business: in show business »Her life in show business didn t last long. »Family commitments l …   Financial and business terms

  • show business — show .business also showbiz n [U] informal the entertainment industry, for example television, films, popular theatre etc in show business ▪ Phyllis always wanted to be in show business. ▪ He loves the world of show business. ▪ The restaurant is… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • show business — /ʃoˈbɪznəs, ingl. ˈʃəuˌbɪznɪs/ [loc. ingl., propr. «affari (business) con lo spettacolo (show)»] loc. sost. m. inv. industria dello spettacolo …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • show business — [n] entertainment industry Broadway, Hollywood, motion picture industry, movie industry, show biz, the stage, the theater; concepts 383,384,386,388 …   New thesaurus

  • show business — ☆ show business n. the theater, films, TV, etc. as a business or industry …   English World dictionary

  • show business — (ingl.; pronunc. [shóu bísnes]) m. Mundo del *espectáculo …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • show business — show ,business noun uncount the entertainment industry, including movies, television, radio, theater, and music …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • show business — ► NOUN ▪ the theatre, films, television, and pop music as a profession or industry …   English terms dictionary

  • Show-business — Industrie du spectacle L industrie du spectacle, également appelé industrie du divertissement, show business ou show biz, recouvre l’ensemble de l industrie du divertissement. Présentation L expression « show business », un peu passée… …   Wikipédia en Français

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