"enterprises" in the noun sense
1. enterprise, endeavor, endeavour
a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness
"he had doubts about the whole enterprise"
an organization created for business ventures
"a growing enterprise must have a bold leader"
3. enterprise, enterprisingness, initiative, go-ahead
readiness to embark on bold new ventures
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